GetAccessPointPolicy - Amazon Simple Storage Service



This operation is not supported by directory buckets.

Returns the access point policy associated with the specified access point.

The following actions are related to GetAccessPointPolicy:

Request Syntax

GET /v20180820/accesspoint/name/policy HTTP/1.1 Host: x-amz-account-id: AccountId

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The name of the access point whose policy you want to retrieve.

For using this parameter with Amazon S3 on Outposts with the REST API, you must specify the name and the x-amz-outpost-id as well.

For using this parameter with S3 on Outposts with the AWS SDK and CLI, you must specify the ARN of the access point accessed in the format arn:aws:s3-outposts:<Region>:<account-id>:outpost/<outpost-id>/accesspoint/<my-accesspoint-name>. For example, to access the access point reports-ap through Outpost my-outpost owned by account 123456789012 in Region us-west-2, use the URL encoding of arn:aws:s3-outposts:us-west-2:123456789012:outpost/my-outpost/accesspoint/reports-ap. The value must be URL encoded.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 3. Maximum length of 255.

Required: Yes


The account ID for the account that owns the specified access point.

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: ^\d{12}$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetAccessPointPolicyResult> <Policy>string</Policy> </GetAccessPointPolicyResult>

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in XML format by the service.


Root level tag for the GetAccessPointPolicyResult parameters.

Required: Yes


The access point policy associated with the specified access point.

Type: String


Sample request

The following request returns the access point of the specified Amazon S3 on Outposts.

GET /v20180820/accesspoint/example-access-point/policy HTTP/1.1 Host: s3-outposts.<Region> Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 22:32:00 GMT Authorization: authorization string x-amz-account-id: 123456789012 x-amz-outpost-id: op-123456

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: