Install S3FS and Fuse on Centos 6 RHEL and mount S3 drive on EC2

Posted on April 18, 2013

Here is a quick and dirty guide to mounting an Amazon S3 drive to your EC2 instance on Centos 6 / RHEL linux systems.

First, prepare your system and install dependencies

Next, install Fuse (current version at the time of this blog is 2.9.2

Now install S3FS

Now let's test the connection to our S3 bucket. First, create a credential file to connect to our s3 bucket. Replace bucketName, accessKeyId and secretAccessKey with your own.

Finally, let's mount the S3 bucket to your filesystem

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