s3_delete_objects.go - AWS Code Sample


Deletes all of the items in an S3 bucket.

/* Copyright 2010-2019 Amazon.com, 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 http://aws.amazon.com/apache2.0/ 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. */ package main import ( "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/aws" "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/aws/session" "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/service/s3" "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/service/s3/s3manager" "fmt" "os" ) // Deletes all of the objects in the specified S3 Bucket in the region configured in the shared config // or AWS_REGION environment variable. // // Usage: // go run s3_delete_objects BUCKET func main() { if len(os.Args) != 2 { exitErrorf("Bucket name required\nUsage: %s BUCKET", os.Args[0]) } bucket := os.Args[1] // Initialize a session in us-west-2 that the SDK will use to load // credentials from the shared credentials file ~/.aws/credentials. sess, _ := session.NewSession(&aws.Config{ Region: aws.String("us-west-2")}, ) // Create S3 service client svc := s3.New(sess) // Setup BatchDeleteIterator to iterate through a list of objects. iter := s3manager.NewDeleteListIterator(svc, &s3.ListObjectsInput{ Bucket: aws.String(bucket), }) // Traverse iterator deleting each object if err := s3manager.NewBatchDeleteWithClient(svc).Delete(aws.BackgroundContext(), iter); err != nil { exitErrorf("Unable to delete objects from bucket %q, %v", bucket, err) } fmt.Printf("Deleted object(s) from bucket: %s", bucket) } func exitErrorf(msg string, args ...interface{}) { fmt.Fprintf(os.Stderr, msg+"\n", args...) os.Exit(1) }

Sample Details

Service: s3

Last tested: 2018-03-16

Author: Doug-AWS

Type: full-example