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mc ilm export command exports the object lifecycle management
configuration for a MinIO bucket.
The following command exports the lifecycle management configuration
mydata bucket on the
myminio deployment to the
mc ilm export myminio/mydata > mydata-lifecycle-config.json
The command has the following syntax:
mc [GLOBALFLAGS] ilm export ALIAS > STDOUT
 indicate optional parameters.
Parameters sharing a line are mutually dependent.
Parameters seperated using the pipe
| operator are mutually exclusive.
Copy the example to a text editor and modify as-needed before running the command in the terminal/shell.
Required The alias and full path to the bucket on the MinIO deployment for which to export object lifecycle management rules. For example:
mc ilm export myminio/mydata > bucket-lifecycle.json
The path to a
JSON formatted configuration file that
mc uses for storing data. See Configuration File for
more information on how mc uses the configuration file.
Enables JSON lines formatted output to the console.
mc --JSON COMMAND
Disables TLS/SSL certificate verification. Allows TLS connectivity to servers with invalid certificates. Exercise caution when using this option against untrusted S3 hosts.
Displays the current version of
The following command exports the bucket lifecycle management
configuration to the
mc ilm export myminio/mybucket > bucket-lifecycle.json
mc ilm export ALIAS > file.json
ALIAS with the alias of the MinIO
deployment and the bucket for which to export object lifecycle
file.json with the name of the file to which to export the
lifecycle management rules.
The mc commandline tool is built for compatibility with the AWS S3 API and is tested MinIO and AWS S3 for expected functionality and behavior.
MinIO provides no guarantees for other S3-compatible services, as their S3 API implementation is unknown and therefore unsupported. While mc commands may work as documented, any such usage is at your own risk.