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The Amazon S3 repository enables users to copy files from Amazon S3 into Moodle.

How to set up Moodle with Amazon S3

Set up Amazon S3

You need to set up an account with Amazon Web Services and activate a Simple Storage Service (S3) instance. You will also need to set up private and public access keys so that your Moodle can be authenticated to access the files.

Enabling Amazon S3 in Moodle

  1. Go to Administration > Site administration > Plugins > Repositories > Manage Repositories and enable the Amazon S3 repository.
  2. In the Amazon S3 settings, enter the access key and secret key as generated by your Amazon S3 account.
  3. Click the Save button.

Optional: In Moodle 2.9 onwards you can specify an Amazon S3 endpoint. s3.amazonaws.com is for US-hosted S3 repositories; for European repositories the endpoint is s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com.

Repository capabilities

There is just one capability, View amazon s3 repository, which is allowed for the default authenticated user role.

See also

Using Moodle forum discussions: