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How Do I View the Properties for an S3 Bucket?

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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 https://console.aws.amazon.com/s3/.

  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 – You can store every version of every object in your bucket. Versioning is enabled for a new bucket by default. To disable versioning for the bucket, choose Versioning, choose Disable versioning, and then choose Save. For more information, 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. To enable logging for the bucket, choose Logging. To disable logging, choose Disable logging. Choose Save to save your settings.

    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 Enable and Configure Cross-Region Replication for an S3 Bucket?.

    6. 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?.