Upload an OVA to an AWS S3 bucket

Upload the OVA into the previously created S3 bucket.

  1. Sign in or return to the AWS console
  2. In the Storage section click S3.
  3. In the bucket list click the bucket name.
  4. Click Upload.
  5. Click Add Files.
  6. Navigate to the OVA file, select it and click Next.
  7. Click Next thru the follow on upload steps.

    When complete the OVA will be uploaded to the bucket.

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Using the aws s3 cp command upload the Access Gateway OVA to the previously created bucket.

    For example:

    aws s3 cp Okta-Access-Gateway.ova s3://my-access-gateway-bucket
  3. View the uploaded OVA using the aws s3 ls command.

    For example:

    aws s3 ls s3://my-access-gateway-bucket

    Which will return results resembling:

    2019-09-11 12:36:00   . . .  Okta-AccessGateway.ova

Related topics

  • For more information on uploading files to S3 buckets see Putting an Object into an S3 bucket in the Amazon Web Services documentation.
  • For more information on the AWS S3 cp command see S3 cp command in the Amazon Web Service documentation

Next steps

Create and associate AWS roles