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title: 'restic option to configure S3 region'
date: '2019-11-23T07:08:07-06:00'
status: publish
permalink: /restic-option-to-configure-s3-region
author: admin
excerpt: ''
type: post
id: 1424
    - OCI
    - 'Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services'
    - restic
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post_format: []

If you find yourself relying on restic using rclone to talk to non-default regions you may want to check out the just released restic version 0.9.6. To me it appears to be fixed when working with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) object storage. Below shows a test accessing Phoenix endpoint with the new -o option.


restic -r snapshots -o s3.region=us-phoenix-1

repository <....> opened successfully, password is correct ID Time Host Tags Paths

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