Setup Amazon S3 Bucket for cPanel Backups

How to setup amazon s3 bucket for remote backups to a remote ftp server

1. Create a new s3 bucket on aws
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2. Now create an access key
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Create new user
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Configure WHM
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Create new destination
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“failed: Could not download test file: Amazon::S3: Amazon responded with 403 Forbidden”

Solution:
1. Create backup folder in bucket
2. Add s3 admin policy to user

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Testing:

I was expecting this AWS S3 option to be in the cpanel dropdown…
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“cpanel backup to remote server S3”
“cpanel S3 backup shared hosting”

Refs:
http://www.internetearnings.com/cpanel-whm-backup-in-amazon-s3/
http://www.lost-in-code.com/server-management/whmcpanel-backup-to-amazon-s3/
http://markcbaldwin.com/tech/how-to-amazon-s3-backup-cpanel

Sam Deering is a web developer from England (currently living in Australia). In his spare time he enjoys coding, playing chess, reading and investing.

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