Golang : List objects in AWS S3 bucket


Tags : golang AWS s3 objects

For this tutorial, we will learn how to list a content of a AWS-S3 bucket.

The code below uses third-party packages from :

 "launchpad.net/goamz/s3"
 "launchpad.net/goamz/aws"

so before executing the code below.....please :

>go get launchpad.net/goamz/s3

>go get launchpad.net/goamz/aws

first.

Here you go:

 package main

 import (
 "fmt"
 "launchpad.net/goamz/aws"
 "launchpad.net/goamz/s3"
 "os"
 )

 func main() {
 AWSAuth := aws.Auth{
 AccessKey: "", // change this to yours
 SecretKey: "",
 }

 region := aws.USEast
 // change this to your AWS region
 // click on the bucketname in AWS control panel and click Properties
 // the region for your bucket should be under "Static Website Hosting" tab

 connection := s3.New(AWSAuth, region)

 bucket := connection.Bucket("<bucketname>") // change this your bucket name

 // get up to 500 objects. Default is 1000 objects
 // see https://godoc.org/launchpad.net/goamz/s3#Bucket.List
 // on how to configure the parameter

 response, err := bucket.List("", "", "", 500)

 if err != nil {
 fmt.Println(err)
 os.Exit(1)

 // NOTE : If you get this error message
 // Get : 301 response missing Location header

 // this is because you are using the wrong region for the bucket
 // and if you want to figure out the bucket location automatically
 // see http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/API/RESTBucketGETlocation.html
 // I've try it out with http.Get() and just getting the authenticating 
 // requests part right is already too much
 // work for this tutorial.
 // See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/API/sig-v4-authenticating-requests.html

 // UPDATE 15th Jan 2015: See http://camlistore.org/pkg/misc/amazon/s3/#Client.BucketLocation
 }

 // if no error, then proceed to list the contents/objects inside the bucket

 for _, objects := range response.Contents {
 fmt.Println(objects.Key)
 // see http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/API/RESTBucketGET.html
 // for other information to display
 }
 }

IF everything is setup correctly, this program should throw out a list of objects inside the bucket. The list will include objects inside sub-folders as well.

For the next tutorial, we will learn how to upload file to S3.

References :

https://godoc.org/launchpad.net/goamz/aws

  See also : Golang : Upload and download file to/from AWS S3



Tags : golang AWS s3 objects

By Adam Ng

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