AWS Code Sample

The AWS Documentation website is getting a new look!
Try it now and let us know what you think. Switch to the new look >>

You can return to the original look by selecting English in the language selector above.


list_objects.cpp demonstrates how to list the objects in an Amazon S3 bucket.

/* Copyright 2010-2019, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. This file is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of the License is located at This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. */ #include <aws/core/Aws.h> #include <aws/s3/S3Client.h> #include <aws/s3/model/ListObjectsRequest.h> #include <aws/s3/model/Object.h> /** * List objects (keys) within an Amazon S3 bucket. */ int main(int argc, char** argv) { Aws::SDKOptions options; Aws::InitAPI(options); { if (argc < 2) { std::cout << std::endl << "To run this example, supply the name of a bucket to list!" << std::endl << "Ex: list_objects <bucket-name>" << std::endl << std::endl; exit(1); } const Aws::String bucket_name = argv[1]; std::cout << "Objects in S3 bucket: " << bucket_name << std::endl; Aws::S3::S3Client s3_client; Aws::S3::Model::ListObjectsRequest objects_request; objects_request.WithBucket(bucket_name); auto list_objects_outcome = s3_client.ListObjects(objects_request); if (list_objects_outcome.IsSuccess()) { Aws::Vector<Aws::S3::Model::Object> object_list = list_objects_outcome.GetResult().GetContents(); for (auto const &s3_object : object_list) { std::cout << "* " << s3_object.GetKey() << std::endl; } } else { std::cout << "ListObjects error: " << list_objects_outcome.GetError().GetExceptionName() << " " << list_objects_outcome.GetError().GetMessage() << std::endl; } } Aws::ShutdownAPI(options); }

Sample Details

Service: s3

Author: AWS

Type: full-example

On this page: