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My developer believes that s3fs is changing my bucket's permissions. Is this possible? I want my bucket to be public, but it keeps reverting back to private.

Here's my fstab.

s3fs#production /mnt/production fuse use_cache=/tmp,use_rrs=1,allow_other,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 0

My developer mentioned the "-o default_acl (default="private")" option. The documentation refers to "canned acl", but I don't understand what these are.

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Just an FYI, you might want to accept some answers on your previous questions. explains things pretty well – TheLQ Dec 1 '12 at 4:28


s3fs#production /mnt/production fuse use_cache=/tmp,use_rrs=1,allow_other,uid=1000,gid=1000,default_acl=public-read 0 0

I have the same problem on dynamic files (bootstrap), although static files work well once the permissions are set. But the above solutions seem to work for others.

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If that doesn't help, this might persistent public permission for S3 mount – George Aug 7 '13 at 4:14

The deciding acl is actually per file/directory on an s3 bucket, unless s3 changed a lot since I last used it there is no such thing as an object having no acl and inheriting a default. So what really needs to be configured is what acl a new object is given initially. The default acl for your intentions would probably be "public-read" not "private"

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