How to Set Up S3 Archive Storage for AWS + Helix Core

How to Set Up S3 Archive Storage for AWS + Helix Core

Jan 12, 2024

In this video, learn how to set up S3 archive storage for AWS. Plus, learn how archive depots work, how to create an archive depot, and how to archive/restore files in Perforce Helix Core.

00:08 Intro to Archive Depots

02:28 AWS: S3 Setup

03:19 AWS: Create S3 User & Group

04:19 AWS: Create S3 Policy

06:33 AWS: Create Access Key

7:44 P4: Archive Depot Creation

9:34 AWS: Archive Depot Setup

11:56 P4: Archiving Files

15:35 P4: Restoring Archived Files

18:54 Conclusion

Check out the other videos in the Perforce Helix Core Admin’s Guide playlist for tutorials on other basic admin operations you will use when administering your Helix Core server.

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Other helpful documentation:

See the Helix Core Server Administrator Guide instructions on reclaiming disk space by archiving files to learn how to configure the new S3 backed archive depot:

p4 archive documentation:

p4 restore documentation:

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About Helix Core: Perforce Helix Core is the leading version control system for teams who need to accelerate innovation at scale. Store and track changes to all your digital assets, from source code to binary to IPs. Connect your teams and empower them to move faster and build better:

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Helix Core Basics: Check out our Perforce Helix Core Beginner’s Guide playlist for the basics of using Helix Core:

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