Amazon Simple Storage Service
API Reference (API Version 2006-03-01)
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DELETE Bucket

Description

This implementation of the DELETE operation deletes the bucket named in the URI. All objects (including all object versions and Delete Markers) in the bucket must be deleted before the bucket itself can be deleted.

Requests

Syntax

DELETE / HTTP/1.1
Host: BucketName.amazonaws.com
Date: date
Authorization: authorization string (see Authenticating Requests (AWS Signature Version 4))

Request Parameters

This implementation of the operation does not use request parameters.

Request Headers

This implementation of the operation uses only request headers that are common to all operations. For more information, see Common Request Headers.

Request Elements

This implementation of the operation does not use request elements.

Responses

Response Headers

This implementation of the operation uses only response headers that are common to most responses. For more information, see Common Response Headers.

Response Elements

This implementation of the operation does not return response elements.

Special Errors

This implementation of the operation does not return special errors. For general information about Amazon S3 errors and a list of error codes, see Error Responses.

Examples

Sample Request

This request deletes the bucket named "quotes".

DELETE / HTTP/1.1
Host: quotes.s3.amazonaws.com
Date: Wed, 01 Mar  2006 12:00:00 GMT
Authorization: authorization string

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content
x-amz-id-2: JuKZqmXuiwFeDQxhD7M8KtsKobSzWA1QEjLbTMTagkKdBX2z7Il/jGhDeJ3j6s80
x-amz-request-id: 32FE2CEB32F5EE25
Date: Wed, 01 Mar  2006 12:00:00 GMT
Connection: close
Server: AmazonS3

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