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Bucket Management with Flyctl

Tigris is a globally distributed S3-compatible object storage service natively integrated with Fly.io. Tigris runs on Fly.io hardware and is fully integrated with flyctl.

Getting Started

To use Tigris you need a Fly.io account. If you don't have one, you can get yourself one here. Then signup for the waitlist and we will reach out to you as soon as possible.

Once your account is activated, you can use the fly storage command to create and manage Tigris buckets.

Creating and managing a bucket

Creating a bucket associated with a Fly app

To create a bucket for one of your Fly apps, run the following command in the directory where your Fly app is located:

fly storage create

This will create a bucket and set the required environment variables for you.

$ fly storage create
? Choose a name, use the default, or leave blank to generate one: demo-bucket
Your project (demo-bucket) is ready. See details and next steps with:

Setting the following secrets on ot-demo:
AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID
AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY
BUCKET_NAME
AWS_ENDPOINT_URL_S3

Secrets are staged for the first deployment

Creating a bucket not associated with a Fly app

If you want to create a bucket that is not associated with a Fly app, you can run the same command outside of a Fly app directory.

$ fly storage create
? Select Organization: Ovais Tariq (personal)
? Choose a name, use the default, or leave blank to generate one:
Your project (polished-thunder-5646) is ready. See details and next steps with:

Set one or more of the following secrets on your target app.
AWS_ENDPOINT_URL_S3: https://fly.storage.tigris.dev
AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
BUCKET_NAME: polished-thunder-5646

Creating a public bucket

By default, buckets are private. You can create a public bucket by passing the --public flag to the fly storage create command:

fly storage create --public

Updating bucket public access

You can make a private bucket public or a public bucket private by using the fly storage update command:

fly storage update bucket-name --public

Or,

fly storage update bucket-name --private

Listing buckets

To list all the buckets associated with your Fly account, run the following command:

fly storage list

Deleting a bucket

To delete a bucket, run the following command:

fly storage destroy bucket-name