You can upload file(s) from local system to
Amazon S3 account
using Bucket Exolorer, process will be in
Bucket Explorer never re-uploads a file which is not changed (contents are same). Bucket Explorer checks the hash of the local file with Etag value of S3 file and if the value is same, the file is skipped from upload process. This is called as Name and Hash checking for already exist file.
Bucket explorer provides much faster checking for uploading file(s), by comparing it with Name and Size. As if Uploading file(s) already exist on the S3 then Bucket Explorer will check the name and the size of file(s). If the file found identical then it will not upload the file(s).
Bucket Explorer adds an extra header
while it uploads file(s) on S3. The value of this header is the Last Modified Date of uploaded file . You can check this header value to know when the file(s) have been modified on local using Object Property window Or Update Metadata window.
Bucket Explorer preserves ACLs and Metadata while overwriting file(s) on Amazon s3.
If you want to upload file(S) in any desired bucket, follow the given steps :
Right click on selected files/folders in local file explorer (left side panel of the Bucket Explorer window) and choose
option or click on
(Arrow towards right side placed at vertical toolbar between Left and Right panel).
Right click on selected object in object panel choose
Right click on selected bucket in bucket panel and choose Upload
Choose File (Toolbar button) ->
of object panel.
Steps to select files/folders from local file explorer and choose "Upload Button"
Bucket Explorer updates last modified date in objects Metadata whenever it is uploaded on Amazon S3. You can see Metadata using properties option on objects right click menu.
Start the Bucket Explorer and connect with your Amazon S3 Account.
Click on bucket, where you want to upload your files.
Now go to local file explorer to select your files and folders that you want to upload.
button to start uploading.
It asks for queue option, select desired queue option.
To know more about queue option refer the page-
How to use quick comparer?
If you upload single file then it will neither open the quick comparer window nor will process the upload in queue. You can see the progress of upload process in progress bar at lower left corner of Bucket Explorer window. By default selected operation will be performed by comparing name and hash. After completing upload process it displays a balloon tool tip on progress bar with status.
Uploading starts in queue. (Upload takes time depending upon the file-size and number of files)
If file already exists on S3 and you have chosen “Ask for action” in Queue option then Bucket Explorer prompts for overwrite and skip else it will directly overwrite or skip without prompting for overwrite and skip as per chosen in “Action Type” option at queue option panel.
If you choose overwrite then Bucket Explorer overwrites existing file with new file by comparing them either by “name and size” or “name and hash” as per your setting in ‘
’ in queue option panel.
In case of overwrite Bucket Explorer overwrites existing file with new file. Older
of that file will be moved in ‘Version’ folder of
(as per Bucket location Europe or US).
After successful uploading you can see the
statistics of upload
process, it shows number of files have been uploaded (success), failed, skipped and
refreshing S3 files
list using refresh button from tool bar of object panel, you can see all uploaded file in object grid.
You've done uploading.
: Identical status get displayed when contents of uploaded file are same as contents of existing file on S3, Bucket Explorer never re-uploads file if contents are same.
If the file which is being uploaded is of 5 GB or more in size then it can not be uploaded and the upload operation gets failed as File size exceeds the limit.