How Do I Create a Pre-Signed URL?

What is a pre-signed URL?

A pre-signed URL is special S3 compliant URL in order to share an object for a specific duration for everyone who has the URL. Thus the URL contains some more query parameters holding that specific information. 

How do I create a pre-signed URL?

The easiest way is to use a tool as creating such pre-signed URLs requires coding skills. E.g. using Cyberduck makes that task very easy.

  • Navigate to a file of your choice
  • Select Edit > Copy URL and choose one of the pre-signed URLs which are matching your duration
  • You can alternatively right-click  and select either Copy URL or Open URL

You can see an example of a support pre-signed URL here:


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