APT-TRANSPORT-S3(8) - Linux man page online | Administration and privileged commands
APT-TRANSPORT-S3(8) System Manager's Manual APT-TRANSPORT-S3(8)
apt-transport-s3 - it's a package which contains apt transport ('plugin') allowing apt to
fetch files stored in private repositories held on AWS S3.
To access repositories held on S3 it is compulsory to have correct permissions into the
bucket where repository is located and those permissions have to be reflected in at least
one of below two places.
IAM Roles default place where S3 transport is looking for credentials allowing for fetch‐
ing files from S3 bucket
/etc/apt/s3auth.conf credentials configuration file in ini format without section headers
URI format is in standard apt format only difference with S3 transport is that instead of
HTTP(s), cdrom or FTP protocol s3 should be used
ex. deb s3://bucket_name.s3.amazonaws.com/ testing main contrib non-free
AccessKeyId = myaccesskey
SecretAccessKey = mysecrectkey
Token = ''
August 14, 2014 APT-TRANSPORT-S3(8)