Amazon Simple Storage Service
Console User Guide (API Version 2006-03-01)

Maintaining Lifecycle Configuration Rules


This is the User Guide for the old Amazon S3 console. If you are looking for the User Guide for the new Amazon S3 console, see Welcome to the New Amazon S3 Console User Guide.  

The Lifecycle pane of the bucket Properties show the lifecycle rules that you have configured on the bucket.

You can edit a rule or delete a rule. Also, you can disable a rule by clearing the check box next to the rule. When a rule is disabled, Amazon S3 does not perform any actions defined in the rule.

If you have configured a lifecycle rule on a bucket to expire objects in that bucket, each object that the rule applies will have its object properties display the date when the object will expire and the lifecycle rule that has set the expiration action on the object, as shown in the following screen shot.

When the object is not configured to expire by any lifecycle rule, the console displays the following: