Add Amazon S3 Publishing Destination

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The Add Amazon S3 Publishing Destination dialog
The Add Amazon S3 Publishing Destination dialog


Publishing Destinations offer the ability to publish release data for an Item Revision directly from a managed content server or Output Job to a storage space. This dialog allows provides controls to connect an Amazon S3 account to Altium Designer in order to use the Amazon storage space as a publishing destination.

If you do not have an existing S3 account, you will need to create one before entering information in this dialog.

This dialog is accessed from the Data Management - Publishing Destinations page of the Preferences dialog. Click the Add Destination button then select Amazon S3 from the drop-down menu.



  • Name - enter a meaningful name for the publishing destination.

Amazon Web Services Account

  • Account Name - enter the Account Name for your Amazon S3 account name.
  • Access Key ID - enter the Access Key ID for your Amazon S3 account.
  • Secret Access Key - enter the Secret Access Key for your Amazon S3 account.


  • Bucket - click the down arrow to select a bucket within the Amazon S3 storage space in which to publish data.
  • Key Prefix - Amazon S3's key prefix mechanism allows users to create logical groupings for objects in storage. Click the  button to open the Choose a Folder in dialog to select or create a new folder with the storage area to group published data by.


  • Zip content - check this option to publish data in a compressed format.
    • Use Password - check this option to require a password to extract content from the compressed file then enter the desired password in the text field below this option.
  • Present contents in a Html page - check this option to present contents in HTML format.
  • Test Connection - After all of the Amazon S3 account information has been entered, click this option to ensure that the information has been entered correctly and the connection works.
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