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Create an Amazon S3 Bucket, Verify Its Region, and Optionally Remove It

Use the New-S3Bucket cmdlet to create a new Amazon S3 bucket. The following examples creates a bucket named website-example. The name of the bucket must be unique across all regions. The example creates the bucket in the us-west-1 region.

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PS C:\> New-S3Bucket -BucketName website-example -Region us-west-1 BucketName CreationDate ---------- ------------ website-example Mon, 26 Nov 2012 00:41:08 GMT

You can verify the region in which the bucket is located using the Get-S3BucketLocation cmdlet.

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PS C:\> Get-S3BucketLocation -BucketName website-example us-west-1

You could use the following line to remove this bucket. We suggest that you leave this bucket in place as we use it in subsequent examples.

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Remove-S3Bucket -BucketName website-example

Note that the bucket removal process takes some time to finish. If you try to create a same-named bucket immediately, the New-S3Bucket cmdlet might fail for a period of time.

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