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How Do I Enable or Suspend Versioning for an S3 Bucket?

If you are in the old Amazon S3 console, to use the new console, choose Opt In in the following box, which appears on the old Amazon S3 console home page. Note that Opt In is not available in all Regions.  


                            Opt-in to new Amazon S3 console UI

Versioning enables you to keep multiple versions of an object in one bucket. This section describes how to enable object versioning on a bucket. For more information about versioning support in Amazon S3, see Object Versioning and Using Versioning in the Amazon Simple Storage Service Developer Guide.

To enable or disable versioning on an S3 bucket

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon S3 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/s3/.

  2. In the Bucket name list, choose the name of the bucket that you want to enable versioning for.

  3. Choose Properties.

  4. Choose Versioning.

  5. Choose Enable versioning or Suspend versioning, and then choose Save.