Creates AWS Authentication Header for Route 53 API Calls
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Creates AWS Authentication Header for Route 53 API Calls.

This is a python script that creates proper AWS Route 53 HTTP headers before calling CURL.


usage: [-h] -c CREDENTIALS [-a] [-V] [-v] curl_url ...

AWSDNSAuth -- AWS Route 53 Authorization Tool

  Created by sst on 23 March 2013.
  Copyright 2013 Sébastien Stormacq. All rights reserved.
  Licensed under the BSD 3 Clauses License
  Distributed on an "AS IS" basis without warranties
  or conditions of any kind, either express or implied.


positional arguments:
  curl_url              URL parameter to be passed to curl command
  curl_parameters       parameters to be passed to curl command (-X -d ..)

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
                        path to a file containing AWS credentials [required]
  -a, --amazonDate      use the date provided by Amazon instead of local date
                        [default = False]
  -V, --version         show program's version number and exit
  -v, --verbose         display more information during execution [default =

AWS Credentials File Format:
    AWS_ACCESS_KEY=<access key>
    AWS_SECRET_KEY=<secret key>

Usage Example

sst:src sst$ ./ -a -c /Users/sst/.aws-secret | xmllint --format -
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<ListHostedZonesResponse xmlns="">
        <Comment>AWS Route53 Hosted subdomain</Comment>

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