AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Deletes the bucket. All objects (including all object versions and Delete Markers) in the bucket must be deleted before the bucket itself can be deleted.

Note:

For PCL and Unity this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DeleteBucketAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.S3
Assembly: AWSSDK.S3.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z

Syntax

C#
public virtual DeleteBucketResponse DeleteBucket(
         DeleteBucketRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.S3.Model.DeleteBucketRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DeleteBucket service method.

Return Value
The response from the DeleteBucket service method, as returned by S3.

Examples

This example shows how to delete an bucket.

DeleteBucket sample


// Create a client
AmazonS3Client client = new AmazonS3Client();

// Construct request
DeleteBucketRequest request = new DeleteBucketRequest
{
    BucketName = "SampleBucket"
};

// Issue call
DeleteBucketResponse response = client.DeleteBucket(request);

                

This example shows how to delete all items in a bucket, and then delete the actual bucket.

DeleteBucket sample


// Create a client
AmazonS3Client client = new AmazonS3Client();

// List and delete all objects
ListObjectsRequest listRequest = new ListObjectsRequest
{
    BucketName = "SampleBucket"
};

ListObjectsResponse listResponse;
do
{
    // Get a list of objects
    listResponse = client.ListObjects(listRequest);
    foreach (S3Object obj in listResponse.S3Objects)
    {
        // Delete each object
        client.DeleteObject(new DeleteObjectRequest
        {
            BucketName = "SampleBucket",
            Key = obj.Key
        });
    }

    // Set the marker property
    listRequest.Marker = listResponse.NextMarker;
} while (listResponse.IsTruncated);

// Construct DeleteBucket request
DeleteBucketRequest request = new DeleteBucketRequest
{
    BucketName = "SampleBucket"
};

// Issue call
DeleteBucketResponse response = client.DeleteBucket(request);

                

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

Unity:
Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone