Simple BASH script for AWS S3

Simple BASH script for AWS S3

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Job Description

Im working with AWS s3, using s3cmd (google it) to manipulate s3 buckets and files.

We are currently using s3 to store our backups. I have a bash script in place to tgz our server files and upload them to s3.

I need a BASH script to go to the bucket, list the contents, and delete any backups that are 15 days or older.

With s3cmd you can list the current files in a bucket and there dates. IE:

# ./s3cmd ls s3://whatever
2012-10-23 16:00 3845651545 s3://whatever/server_data_20121023.tgz
2012-10-24 14:35 3846660664 s3://whatever/server_data_20121024.tgz

So im assuming you can sed out the date and compare it to the system time. But that's up to you.

For security reasons I can't give you access to our systems, so you will need to test this out on your own system.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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Skills: test