Setting S3 Object Ownership to bucket owner preferred in the console - Amazon Simple Storage Service

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Setting S3 Object Ownership to bucket owner preferred in the console

S3 Object Ownership enables you to take ownership of new objects that other AWS accounts upload to your bucket with the bucket-owner-full-control canned access control list (ACL). This section describes how to set Object Ownership using the AWS Management Console.

Setting Object Ownership to bucket owner preferred on 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 Buckets list, choose the name of the bucket that you want to enable S3 Object Ownership for.

  3. Choose the Permissions tab.

  4. Choose Edit under Object Ownership.

  5. Choose Bucket owner preferred, and then choose Save.

How do I ensure that I take ownership of new objects?

With the preceding steps, Object Ownership enables you to take ownership of any new objects that are written by other accounts with the bucket-owner-full-control canned ACL. For information about enforcing Object Ownership, see How do I ensure that I take ownership of new objects? in the Amazon Simple Storage Service Developer Guide.