Amazon Glacier is a low-cost storage service that provides secure and durable storage for data archiving and backup.

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How to generate Amazon Glacier SHA-256 Tree Hash for a file locally?

To verify my files have uploaded correctly, is there a tool to generate the Amazon Glacier Tree Hash SHA-256 for files locally?
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Server incremental backup to AWS Glacier

I'm looking to backup various directories and files from a Linux server to AWS Glacier. I'm trying to work out the details on how to do manage this. Incremental Backups I want to upload files ...
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Is it possible to choose the Amazon Glacier Vault when backing up from Synology NAS?

I am using Amazon Glacier Backup on a Synology NAS (rackstation). But the Synology backup software for glacier does not allow me to choose the vault to backup to. This means I can not give my own ...
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General Advice about an archive solution. ~15tb and growing.

I need a better storage and archive system for my small business's files. Specifically the files are completed video projects. Beyond time and cost limitations what is holding me back is I don't ...
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Glacier retrieval notification of s3 objects

I have some s3 buckets which send their objects to glacier after x days of creation. When I go to retrieve those objects on the s3 interface, I need to keep reloading page to see when restoration has ...
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How best to structure Glacier backups?

I'm planning to back up multiple websites to Glacier at midnight each day. My current system is to create a tar.gz of the whole of /var/www (i.e. all the sites), and to copy that to a different ...
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Amazon Glacier - know filename corresponding to archive ID or Tree hash

How can I list the filename of contents stored in Amazon Glacier Vault using Archive ID or treehash? I have the Vault inventory which has Archive ID's and Treehash. How can one find out the filename ...
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Can I use Glacier to snapshot S3 like a point-in-time backup?

I have a series of directories on numerous computers that I backup to an S3 bucket nightly using dgsync. I'd like a solution that will permit me to archive occasionally: once a week for the past ...
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How fast are transfers from Amazon EC2 to Amazon Glacier?

I am using a large, 1st generation instance on Amazon EC2 in the us-east-1 region, and would like to transfer data to Amazon Glacier. I will be transferring data from the instance's ephemeral storage. ...
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Error when uploading file to AWS Glacier with boto

I'm uploading a 210GB file to Glacier from an instance on EC2 in the same region as the destination vault. I am using the glacier utility from the boto Python library ...
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Using pv with a Python script: monitoring progress when uploading to AWS Glacier using the boto glacier utility

I am looking to use boto's glacier command line tool to upload data to AWS Glacier. I'd like to monitor the progress of my upload. Normally I use pv to monitor progress. I've perused the code of the ...
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Uploading a seemingly large (~200 GB) archive to Amazon Glacier [closed]

I am seeking to upload a 200+ GB archive to Amazon Glacier—a single .tgz. Wondering if anyone has had experience with this, and whether this seems extraordinary to accomplish without timeout issues, ...
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Incremental backups from Rackspace Cloud Files to Amazon Glacier [closed]

Is there a software product/module (open-source or commercial) that can provide incremental backups from Rackspace Cloud Files to Amazon Glacier? We are looking for something that will provide the ...
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Simple S3 -> Glacier Backup

I'm looking to backup a few terabytes of data in our S3 buckets to Amazon Glacier. I've seen the options for "automatic archival" of S3 -> Glacier, but I'd rather it just be a simple one time dump ...
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Rename file in Amazon Glacier

Is it possible to rename an archive in Amazon Glacier? The documentation says: After you upload an archive, you cannot update its content or its description. The only way you can update the ...
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Tool to compute SHA256 Tree Hash [closed]

I've started using AWS Glacier, and noticed that it hashes the files using an algorithm called SHA-256 Tree Hash. To my surprise, this algorithm is different from SHA-256, so I can't use the tools ...