How do I use S3FS with IDrive® e2?

Follow the command syntax illustration below to use S3FS (Fuse over Amazon) with IDrive® e2.

Set up Access Key

To configure S3FS, you must create S3 Access Keys from the IDrive® e2 account. Replace the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID and AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY with your IDrive® e2 Access Key ID and Secret Access Key values in the following syntax.


Ensure that the file has proper permission

$ chmod 600 /etc/passwd-s3fs

Mount S3 Bucket

Execute the below command to mount S3FS:

$ s3fs mybucket /path/to/mountpoint -o passwd_file=/etc/passwd-s3fs -o url=

On successful execution the mount point should work.

$ cd /tmp/idrivee2/
$ ls
BEOST_SInf BEOST_SInf-Bak BEOST_SMap keys.rtf
$ cp example.deb /tmp/idrivee2/
$ ls
example.deb keys.rtf

Note: Data restoration is handled by your specific backup solution provider and is affected by multiple variables that are unique to your environment. For application-related enquiries/support, it is strongly recommended you seek guidance from the technical team of your backup solution provider.