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What is the difference between Amazon MWS and Amazon AWS? [closed]

I have confusion in understanding the Web services provided by Amazon site. I want to know the difference between Amazon MWS and Amazon AWS web services. Does anyone knows the difference and can ...
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How to "fix" Amazon Developer Account? [closed]

I've tried asking on Amazon forums, but no one seems willing to help there... I signed up for the free developer account a while ago but I never used it. Last night, I signed up for Amazon's S3 ...
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Searching for objects with a certain storage class on Amazon S3 [closed]

I've been archiving my data on S3 to Glacier, and I thought I had moved everything. However, my activity report still shows that I have a few items left that is stored in RRS. I've browsed my buckets, ...
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Dealing with blank folder name in S3? [closed]

I've put data up in an S3 Bucket. Somehow the folder immediately inside the bucket has an empty folder name. No idea how this happened, but for some reason S3 allows it. Now I can't get at any of the ...
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why doesn't s3 have a built-in "s3 buckets only" user group [closed]

I created an S3 bucket and want to add a user to it. To add the user so that they can actually do stuff I need to add them to a group. So I try to create a group and when I search the pre-defined ...
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Where can I see my total Amazon S3 usage? [closed]

I don't seem to be able to find a total amount of data I have stored in Amazon S3. Total per bucket is okay, entire total also, and both would be best.
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Transferring S3 bucket ownership [closed]

I'm doing a data migration from Rackspace to Amazon S3, and I'll be using NetApp's AltaVault product to do it (i.e. the "cloud agility" option on the appliance). After I do the migration and the data ...
5 votes
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How to purge CloudFront's cache [closed]

I would like to know if it's possible to clear CloudFront's cache, The file concerned has changed on Amazon S3 but it's not being updated on CloudFront.
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No permissions on S3 object [closed]

I transferred a bunch of S3 objects from one AWS account to another (somewhat blindly), and now I cannot do anything with the transferred objects. The new objects have "No permissions added..." as ...
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How to prevent Amazon S3 from creating files randomly? [closed]

I just setup a new Amazon S3 Bucket (my first one). And everything works fine, but.. It's creating random files: e.g. a file named as 2013-07-16-11-15-52-F48E3174FF2FD2C2 What is this? How can I ...
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Is a separate www bucket really necessary for S3 static hosting? [closed]

Per Amazon's instructions on hosting a static site on S3, I set my testing site up with two buckets: mydomain.tld and www.mydomain.tld. Per the instructions, the www bucket is configured to redirect ...
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How to import data to Amazon S3 from URL [closed]

I have an S3 bucket and the URL of a large file. I would like to store the content located at the URL in the S3 bucket. I could download the file to my local machine and then upload it to S3 with ...
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How to create an "invalidation request" on Amazon CloudFront? [closed]

I am using Amazon S3 with CloudFront. I have some images that I have updated on S3 but the updated versions are not showing up. It looks like I need to do "invalidation requests" for them but I can't ...
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Is there a tool to sync files from a PC to Amazon S3 or Azure Storage? [closed]

While I have used Dropbox, I was wondering if there was a tool to sync files to Amazon S3 to gain the resiliency and reliability (though there would be a cost implication).