Amazon Simple Storage Service
Console User Guide

How Do I View the Properties for an S3 Bucket?

This topic explains how to view the properties for an S3 bucket.

To view the properties for an S3 bucket

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon S3 console at

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

  3. Choose Properties.

  4. On the Properties page, you can configure the following properties for the bucket.

    1. Versioning – Versioning enables you to keep multiple versions of an object in one bucket. Versioning is disabled for a new bucket by default. For information on enabling versioning, see How Do I Enable or Suspend Versioning for an S3 Bucket?.

    2. Static website hosting – You can host a static website on Amazon S3. To enable static website hosting, choose Static website hosting and then specify the settings you want to use. For more information, see How Do I Configure an S3 Bucket for Static Website Hosting?.

    3. Logging – Server access logging provides detailed records for the requests made to your bucket. By default, Amazon S3 does not collect server access logs. For information on enabling server access logging, see How Do I Enable Server Access Logging for an S3 Bucket?.

    4. Tags – With AWS cost allocation, you can use tags to annotate billing for your use of a bucket. A tag is a key-value pair that represents a label that you assign to a bucket. To add tags, choose Tags and then choose Add tag.

    5. Cross-region replication – Enables automatic, asynchronous copying of objects across buckets in different AWS Regions. To enable cross-region replication, choose Cross-region replication and then specify the settings you want to use. For more information, see How Do I Add a Cross-Region Replication Rule to an S3 Bucket?.

    6. Transfer acceleration – Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration enables fast, easy, and secure transfers of files over long distances between your client and an S3 bucket. For information on enabling transfer acceleration, see How Do I Enable Transfer Acceleration for an S3 Bucket?.

    7. Events – You can enable certain Amazon S3 bucket events to send a notification message to a destination whenever the events occur. To enable events, choose Events and then specify the settings you want to use. For more information, see How Do I Enable and Configure Event Notifications for an S3 Bucket?.