[owncloud-devel] S3 API to Access Owncloud

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 10:28:51 GMT 2016

On donderdag 7 april 2016 10:18:00 CEST Harry Stine wrote:
> To whom it may concern,
> I recently asked this question on the owncloud forum and they suggested
> that I ask this directly of the developers.
> I was wondering if it was possible to perform CRUD operations on owncloud
> through an S3 API. I am already aware that S3 can act as an external
> storage, but I was wondering if something similar to the following is
> possible:
> client->S3->ownCloud->S3
> Where the client could use an S3 client library to make a call to get an
> object, which would get passed to ownCloud and then to the Amazon cloud
> where the object would located and send back.
> Is this possible or are there other means of accessing owncloud? At this
> point I have been successful in making a partial java client that accesses
> owncloud through the webdav interface such that:
> client->Webdav->ownCloud->S3

ownCloud doesn't offer an S3 API to access it, our external API is webDAV all 
the way to the turtles.

> I just wanted to see what other options might exist.
> Thank you for your time and any help you can give.
> v/r,

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