How to get Amazon S3 Credentials

This feature is only available on FileZilla Pro, if you didn’t buy it yet you can buy FileZilla Pro from our Store.

Below you find a step by step guide, if you prefer you can watch our How to Upload Files Using Amazon S3 video tutorial.

What you’ll need to upload files to Amazon S3.

Create a user and get a secret access key for FileZilla Pro

  1. Go to the IAM dashboard at
  2. Select Users from the menu on the left.
  3. Click on Add User.
  4. Enter a user name.
  5. Tick the Programmatic access checkbox.
  6. Click on Next: Permissions.
  7. Click on Attach existing policies directly.
  8. Enter S3 in the policy search field and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  9. Tick the AmazonS3FullAccess policy.
  10. Click on Next: Tags.
  11. Click on Next: Review
  12. Check that you’ve assigned the AmazonS3FullAccess policy
  13. Click on Create User.

  14. Without closing this browser window – you’ll need the access key information – open FileZilla Pro.

The video tutorial below shows how to configure FileZilla Pro to connect to Amazon S3.

Video tutorial: FileZilla Pro Connect to Amazon S3 Cloud Storage

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