Join Joseph LeBlanc for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring public access, part of Up and Running with Cloud Storage APIs.
By default, S3 security configuration keeps everything uploaded to a bucket private.…However, sometimes it's helpful to allow files to be downloaded directly from S3…without authentication. Let's set up S3 to do this for the files…we've already uploaded. I'm on the AWS console right now, and I'm…going to go into my bucket. These are the three files that I uploaded previously.…Now, it's possible to make files public as soon as they're uploaded.…However, we didn't do that in our application.…So, now, let's select these three files and make them public.…
Context click on the files and then click Make Public.…The console will then prompt you to confirm that you want to make the items public.…So, click OK. The pane on the right will then let you…know when the items are public. Now, let's modify our application to use…the public URLs rather than downloading through the API.…Go to the exercise files and load up chapter 02, video 06, start, and then copy…the App folder into the Server folder. Now, let's edit the app.…
- Why use cloud storage?
- Granting access to Amazon S3 buckets
- Displaying bucket contents
- Downloading files immediately
- Creating a Dropbox application
- Finding, downloading, and uploading files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Cloud Storage Overview
2. Accessing Amazon S3 Buckets via REST
3. Other Container-Based Services
4. Creating Dropbox Apps
5. Other App-Driven Services
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