How to install minio client on Mac OS X

Install Minio client on Mac

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install minio client on Mac. Minio Client (mc) provides a modern alternative to UNIX commands like ls, cat, cp, mirror, diff etc. It supports filesystems and Amazon S3 compatible cloud storage service (AWS Signature v2 and v4).

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We need to use brew again to install Minio client.

brew install minio-mc

Configure minio client

We will configure minio instance with mc client

mc config host add minio accessCode secretCode

Create a bucket

If you want to upload some data or files you need to create a bucket. We will use mb to create the bucket.

mc mb minio/photos

List the files

We can use mc command to list the files in the bucket

mc ls minio/photos

Currently, there is nothing in photos directory let’s upload some file in it.

mc cp ~/Downloads/minio.jpg minio/photos/ 22.57 KB / 22.57 KB ▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ 100.00% 10.22 MB/s 0s

Check the files in bucket

mc ls minio/photos/
[2017-07-28 15:49:43 CEST] 23KiB minio.jpg

Check out files in browser

You need to provide the AccessKey and SecretKey n order to access the minio browser

install minio on mac


You can create and access buckets from minio browser also.

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If you have any issues using this tutorial please feel free to comment below..

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