Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Amazon S3 and Paperclip plugin

Even after reading all the documentation, paperclip still has its quirks.  I've been pretty busy, but here's a short tip to tide you over.  When using paperclip with S3, make sure that you have the :path option set when using has_attached_file.  

It didn't take too long to figure out, but just in case, make sure bucket option is set either in the has_attached_file declaration or your s3 config file pointed to by :s3_credentials option.  Otherwise, you'll get a mysterious 

"MethodNotAllowed: The specified method is not allowed against this resource." Error.

So head on over to Scott Mottes and learn it step by step.  tip.

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1 comment:

  1. I always enjoy learning how other people employ Amazon S3 online storage. I am wondering if you can check out my very own tool CloudBerry Explorer that helps to manage S3 on Windows . It is a freeware. With CloudBerry Explorer PRO you can even connect to FTP accounts