How to upload a file in S3 bucket using boto3 in python

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How can I upload a file in S3 bucket using boto in Python?
Nov 30, 2018 in AWS by Nitesh
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You can use method of creating object instance to upload the file from your local machine to AWS S3 bucket in Python using boto3 library.

Here is the code I used for doing this:

import boto3
s3 = boto3.resource('s3')
s3.create_bucket(Bucket= 'anikets3bucket')

Hope it helps!

answered Nov 30, 2018 by Aniket
perfect.Thank you

I am trying to upload a file inside the sub-folder. I tried something like 


It does not work. Suggestions please ...

What error are you getting?

    raise ParamValidationError(report=error_msg)
botocore.exceptions.ParamValidationError: Parameter validation failed:
Invalid bucket name "anikets3bucket/folder1

": Bucket name must match the regex "^[a-zA-Z0-9.\-_]{1,255}$"

Bucket names cannot have '/' in them. When you use a url like this "anikets3bucket/folder1" the tool simply treats the parts behind / as "directory".

Check your bucket name properly.

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