tS3Put - 6.1

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tS3Put properties

Component family




Puts a file on to Amazon S3.


tS3Put is designed to put a file on to Amazon S3 for data storage.

Basic settings

Use existing connection

Select this check box and in the Component List click the relevant connection component to reuse the connection details you already defined.


Access Key

The Access Key ID that uniquely identifies an AWS Account. For how to get your Access Key and Access Secret, visit Getting Your AWS Access Keys.


Access Secret

The Secret Access Key, constituting the security credentials in combination with the access Key.

To enter the secret key, click the [...] button next to the secret key field, and then in the pop-up dialog box enter the password between double quotes and click OK to save the settings.



Specify the AWS region by selecting a region name from the list or entering a region between double quotation marks (e.g. "us-east-1") in the list. For more information about the AWS Region, see Regions and Endpoints.



Name of the bucket, namely the top level folder, on the S3 server.



Name of the file to be saved on the S3 server.



Name of the local file to be uploaded to the S3 server.


Server-Side Encryption

Select this check box to enable server-side encryption to protect your data sent to Amazon S3 using Amazon S3-Managed Encryption Keys (SSE-S3).

For more information on server-side encryption with SSE-S3, see http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/UsingServerSideEncryption.html.


Die on error

This check box is cleared by default, meaning to skip the row on error and to complete the process for error-free rows.

Advanced settings

Config client

Select this check box to configure client parameters.

Client parameter: select client parameters from the list.

Value: enter the parameter value.

Not available when Use existing connection is selected.


tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to collect log data at the component level.

Dynamic settings

Click the [+] button to add a row in the table and fill the Code field with a context variable to choose your database connection dynamically from multiple connections planned in your Job. This feature is useful when you need to access database tables having the same data structure but in different databases, especially when you are working in an environment where you cannot change your Job settings, for example, when your Job has to be deployed and executed independent of Talend Studio.

Once a dynamic parameter is defined, the Component List box in the Basic settings view becomes unusable.

For examples on using dynamic parameters, see Scenario 3: Reading data from MySQL databases through context-based dynamic connections and Scenario: Reading data from different MySQL databases using dynamically loaded connection parameters. For more information on Dynamic settings and context variables, see Talend Studio User Guide.

Global Variables

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This variable functions only if the Die on error check box is cleared, if the component has this check box.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl + Space to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For further information about variables, see Talend Studio User Guide.


This component can be used alone or with other S3 components, e.g. tS3Connection.


If you are using a subscription-based version of the Studio, the activity of this component can be logged using the log4j feature. For more information on this feature, see Talend Studio User Guide.

For more information on the log4j logging levels, see the Apache documentation at http://logging.apache.org/log4j/1.2/apidocs/org/apache/log4j/Level.html.


Due to license incompatibility, one or more JARs required to use this component are not provided. You can install the missing JARs for this particular component by clicking the Install button on the Component tab view. You can also find out and add all missing JARs easily on the Modules tab in the Integration perspective of your studio. For details, see https://help.talend.com/display/KB/How+to+install+external+modules+in+the+Talend+products or the section describing how to configure the Studio in the Talend Installation Guide.

Scenario: File exchanges with Amazon S3

In this scenario, tS3Put is used to send a file to the Amazon S3 server while tS3Get is used to get that file.

Linking the components

  1. Drop tS3Connection, tS3Put and tS3Get onto the workspace.

  2. Link tS3Connection to tS3Put using the OnSubjobOk trigger.

  3. Link tS3Put to tS3Get using the OnSubjobOk trigger.

Configuring the components

  1. Double-click tS3Connection to open its Basic settings view.

  2. In the Access Key and Secret Key fields, enter the authentication credentials.

  3. Double-click tS3Put to open its Basic settings view.

  4. Select the Use existing connection check box to reuse the connection.

  5. In the Bucket field, enter the bucket name.

  6. In the Key field, enter the name of the file to be saved on the S3 server.

  7. In the File field, enter the file to be uploaded to the S3 server.

  8. Double-click tS3Get to open its Basic settings view.

  9. Select the Use existing connection check box to reuse the connection.

  10. In the Bucket field, enter the bucket name.

  11. In the Key field, enter the name of the file to be retrieved from the S3 server.

  12. In the File field, enter the local name of the retrieved file.

Executing the Job

  1. Press Ctrl + S to save the Job.

  2. Press F6 to run the Job.

  3. Go to the S3 web console:

    As shown above, the file has been put on to the S3 server.

  4. Refresh the S3 Browser client:

    This shows that the S3 Put action was performed successfully.

  5. Go to the folder where the retrieved file is saved locally:

    As shown above, the remote file is retrieved to the local disk, proof that the S3 Get action was performed successfully.