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How to attach Amazon S3 bucket to your cloud computer

  • September 25, 2020
  • Author: V2 Cloud

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How to attach Amazon S3 bucket
to Cloud Computer

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Amazon S3 bucket with a Windows based virtual machine. This is a really great third party application to increase your storage capacity for a lower cost.

Follow the below steps in order to attach your S3 bucket to your V2 cloud hosted desktop

STEP 1

Download Mountain Duck software from mountainduck.io

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STEP 2

Go to the downloads folder and execute the installer as administrator

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STEP 3

In the Mountain Duck Setup screen click Install button.

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STEP 4

When finished click Restart or restart your cloud computer later to complete the installation.

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STEP 5

When restart is finished, reconnect to your Cloud computer and open Mountain Duck program from the Windows start menu.

STEP 6

Click any of the options shown below, Buy, Continue or Request Trial. For more information about licensing you can check this link

STEP 7

The program will open in the main screen as shown below:

STEP 8

In the drop-down menu select Amazon S3 and fill the options depending on your needs, input your Access Key ID, Secret Access Key, select a Drive Letter (it will be the shown as a drive in windows explorer) and when ready click Connect.

STEP 9

Now you should have access to your Amazon S3 Bucket from Windows file explorer.

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