How to Install an Object Storage Python Library (boto)

boto is a python library that enables a user to interact with Storm Object Storage, as well as other web services by Amazon, Google, and OpenStack.

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing boto, a python library for managing Storm Object Stores.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

Step 1: Verify Python

As of March 2015, all features work with Python 2.6 and 2.7.

How to Check and Verify the Version of Python

Step 2: Verify That Pip is Installed

How to Install Pip on CentOS 7

Step 3: Install boto

Let’s install boto with Pip:

pip install boto

If you’re upgrading an existing boto installation, then use the –upgrade option:

pip install --upgrade boto

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