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Menu Bar Quick Reference for Amazon S3 UI Client Bucket Explorer

  1. File :  

    1. New window: You can run multiple instances of Bucket Explorer using "New window" option. It is helpful when you want to run different processes simultaneously on the same or on different S3 account.
    2. Logout: This option is used to logout from Bucket Explorer.
    3. Quit : This option is used to quit Bucket Explorer
  2. Tools :

    1. Bucket
      1. Hide/ Unhide bucket(s): This option is used to hide buckets . You can check the box besides the bucket when you want to hide the bucket. You can also unhide hidden buckets using the same option. You just need to uncheck the box besides the bucket which you want to unhide.
      2. Show hidden bucket(s): This option is used to show all hidden buckets in bucket listing.
    2. Enable debug logging: This option is used to set debug logging ON/ OFF. It is a toggle command. When this option is ON, all debug information is saved into the logs; by default, it is OFF.
    3. Bucket Sharing
      1. Access shared bucket from a friend’s account: This option is used to access shared bucket of your friend. When a shared bucket of friend is added in bucket listing of your account, it will show a shared icon beside it.
      2. Share my bucket with a friend: You can add your friend with her Email ID and give her access permissions using Update Bucket's Access Control List. This option is used to share your Bucket with your friend by choosing the buckets from the list on which you have given permission to access. .
      3. Remove shared bucket(s) in config: This option is used to remove shared buckets in your account in config. After removing shared bucket in config, your friend will not be able to access that bucket anymore.
    4. Email Configuration: Bucket Commander sends an email for the summary report of its operation using mail configuration . This option helps you to create/ edit/ delete such mail configurations.
    5. Commander:
      1. Run Bucket Commander: This option is used to run Bucket Commander with UI of Bucket Explorer.
      2. Edit Commander Config File: This option is used to set commander configuration .
    6. Customize Toolbar: This option lets you to hide/unhide tool bar of Bucket and Object toolbar.
      1. Bucket : Hide/Unhide tool options of Bucket Tool bar.
      2. Object : Hide/Unhide tool options of Object Tool bar.
    7. Storage Calculator : You can find out the storage of bucket including the view of files and folder in tree structure.
    8. Request Statistics : This option manage total request made - GET, PUT, DELETE, POST, HEAD, total cost and upload, download size for a session, for a day and for month history.
    9. HTTP Headers : This option manage http headers used for manage metadata while upload with custom header, setting defaults and adding metadata.
    10. Address Book : This option manage AWS account details.
    11. Advance Preferences : This option is for advance settings. You can set the default options for Queue. The default options are used only if you enable “Remember for each queue operation” and you can set some more option  like copy to temp, read throttle , max speed in KB/Thread , to keep queue history etc.
    12. Advanced:
      1. Edit Mime Type: This option is used to add, edit and remove mime types in Bucket Explorer.
      2. Comparer: Comparer is used to compare files & folders between local disk & S3, S3 to S3 and local to local using two comparison property i.e. A> Compare with Name and Hash B> Compare with Name and Size.
      3. Transfer Panel:  This option is used to perform copy/move operation from one S3 account to the same account or to a different account.
  3. TransferQueue:

    1. Process Pending Queue: This option is used to see the list of pending queues . It also provides the functionality to restart the pending queues.
    2. Transfer Queue History: This option is used to see the transfer history of queue ; where you can select any queue from the drop down list. Click to show to see the history of the selected queue.
  4. Add-Ins:

    1. AWS Import Export:  This option is used to ship your data to AWS on your storage device so that your data can be loaded into Amazon S3 with Amazon's high-speed network. You can send AWS as many storage devices as you want with any amount of data, anytime.
    2. Option:  This option configures the Import/Export configuration path. This path is used to save the manifest and signature file while creating Import/Export jobs.
    3. Notification Service:  Amazon S3 Notification enables user to configure S3 bucket to send a notification through SNS. This option provides an easy interface to create, subscribe, publish and view all notification topics.
  5. Help:

    1. Online documentation: This option takes you to the online documentation page of Bucket Explorer site.
    2. Ask a question: This option takes you to the online support forum of Bucket Explorer.
    3. Contact Us: This option takes you to the contact us page of Bucket Explorer site.
    4. Check for Update: This option displays the current version of Bucket Explorer.
    5. Tips and Tricks: This option displays “Tip of the day” window and clicking on Next Tip button lets you see the next tip to use Bucket Explorer.
    6. Open Logs:  This option opens the folder where logs are saved.
    7. How to Sign-up for Amazon S3 account: This option takes you to the online tutorial page of Bucket Explorer for “ How to create a new Amazon S3 account ” where you can find easy steps to create S3 account.
    8. My S3 Account Activity: This option takes you to the online tutorial page of Bucket Explorer for “ How to monitor account activity on Amazon S3 ” where you can find easy steps to get your account activity details on S3.
    9. Amazon S3 Cost Calculator: This option takes you to the online tutorial page of Bucket Explorer for “ Amazon S3 Cost Calculator ” where you can find easy steps to calculate your monthly bill using cost calculator.
    10. Purchase - Activation History: This option takes you to your accounts site where you can login and see the purchased activation history.
    11. About Bucket Explorer: This option displays information about the latest version, copyright, and some legal information of Bucket Explorer.

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