Amazon S3 Glacier
Developer Guide (API Version 2012-06-01)

Step 5: Delete an Archive from a Vault in Amazon S3 Glacier

In this step, you delete the sample archive you uploaded in Step 3: Upload an Archive to a Vault in Amazon S3 Glacier.

Important

You cannot delete an archive using the Amazon S3 Glacier (Glacier) console. Any archive operation, such as upload, download, or deletion, requires that you use the AWS Config (CLI) or write code. For example, to upload data, such as photos, videos, and other documents, you must either use the AWS CLI or write code to make requests, using either the REST API directly or by using the AWS SDKs. For more information about using Glacier with the AWS CLI, go to AWS CLI Reference for Glacier. To install the AWS CLI, go to AWS Command Line Interface.

Depending on which SDK you are using, delete the sample archive by following one of these steps:

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