How to use a third-party storage provider

How to add a third party storage provider?

Hi @adi983552 , you can create a new topic and we can answer your question.
Thanks so much!

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You can’t AFAIK. You just have to deal with Replit’s storage limits :frowning:

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Hi @adi983552 !
Apparently you can do so, using Amazon S3. Here’s how you do it:
Note: The following steps were generated by ChatGPT.

To connect Amazon S3 with Replit, follow these general steps:

  1. Set Up an AWS Account:
    If you don’t have an AWS account, sign up for one at Once you have an account, you’ll need to create an IAM user with appropriate permissions for accessing Amazon S3.

  2. Install AWS SDK:
    Replit supports many programming languages. Depending on the language you’re using, you’ll need to install the AWS SDK for that language. For example, if you’re using Python, you can install the AWS SDK using:

    pip install boto3
  3. Access Key and Secret Key:
    After creating an IAM user, you’ll get an access key and a secret key. Keep these credentials secure and do not hardcode them in your code.

  4. Code Integration:
    In your Replit project, you’ll need to import the AWS SDK and use your access key and secret key to authenticate with Amazon S3. Here’s a simplified example in Python:

     import boto3
     # Set up Amazon S3 client
     s3 = boto3.client(
         "s3", aws_access_key_id="YOUR_ACCESS_KEY", aws_secret_access_key="YOUR_SECRET_KEY"
     # Example: List all buckets
     response = s3.list_buckets()
     for bucket in response["Buckets"]:
         print(f'Bucket Name: {bucket["Name"]}')
     # Example: Upload a file to a bucket
     bucket_name = "your-bucket-name"
     file_path = "path/to/your/file.txt"
     s3.upload_file(file_path, bucket_name, "destination/file.txt")
  5. Running and Testing:
    Run your code in Replit to test the integration. Ensure that you have the necessary permissions for the IAM user to access the S3 buckets.

Remember to handle errors, secure your credentials, and follow best practices for managing AWS resources. This is a basic guide; consult the AWS documentation and Replit’s documentation for more specific details based on your programming language and use case.

Please store your keys in Secrets for security reasons.
Hope this helps!

Maybe you could use the Google Drive API and store/get files from there?

You can use a custom Goval server implementation such as Homeval.

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of course, create secrets keyed AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID and AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY as appropriate, instead of using these kwargs

and use poetry / the Packages tool rather than pip (which includes replit’s patches and isn’t supported to be used directly)