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Delete an S3 Bucket


To delete an existing Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket.


  • 'actor' user role privileges in the RightScale account. 


You can only delete an S3 bucket if it's empty and doesn't contain any files.  Once an S3 bucket has been deleted, another user with an AWS account will be able to create an S3 bucket with the same name.  Therefore, you should only permanently delete an S3 bucket if you do not want to use an S3 bucket with that name.


Go to Clouds > AWS Global > S3 Browser.

If there are any files in the bucket, you will need to manually delete all of the files before you can delete the bucket. Once all items in the bucket are removed, you can select the S3 bucket, click Actions, and 'Delete' the bucket. 


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19:00, 21 May 2013



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