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[ aws . s3 ]

ls

Description

List S3 objects and common prefixes under a prefix or all S3 buckets. Note that the --output and --no-paginate arguments are ignored for this command.

Synopsis

  ls
<S3Uri> or NONE
[--recursive]
[--page-size <value>]
[--human-readable]
[--summarize]
[--request-payer <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]

Options

paths (string)

--recursive (boolean) Command is performed on all files or objects under the specified directory or prefix.

--page-size (integer) The number of results to return in each response to a list operation. The default value is 1000 (the maximum allowed). Using a lower value may help if an operation times out.

--human-readable (boolean) Displays file sizes in human readable format.

--summarize (boolean) Displays summary information (number of objects, total size).

--request-payer (string) Confirms that the requester knows that they will be charged for the request. Bucket owners need not specify this parameter in their requests. Documentation on downloading objects from requester pays buckets can be found at http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/ObjectsinRequesterPaysBuckets.html

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

Examples

Note

To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

Example 1: Listing all user owned buckets

The following ls command lists all of the bucket owned by the user. In this example, the user owns the buckets mybucket and mybucket2. The timestamp is the date the bucket was created, shown in your machine's time zone. This date can change when making changes to your bucket, such as editing its bucket policy. Note if s3:// is used for the path argument <S3Uri>, it will list all of the buckets as well:

aws s3 ls

Output:

2013-07-11 17:08:50 mybucket
2013-07-24 14:55:44 mybucket2

Example 2: Listing all prefixes and objects in a bucket

The following ls command lists objects and common prefixes under a specified bucket and prefix. In this example, the user owns the bucket mybucket with the objects test.txt and somePrefix/test.txt. The LastWriteTime and Length are arbitrary. Note that since the ls command has no interaction with the local filesystem, the s3:// URI scheme is not required to resolve ambiguity and may be omitted:

aws s3 ls s3://mybucket

Output:

                           PRE somePrefix/
2013-07-25 17:06:27         88 test.txt

Example 3: Listing all prefixes and objects in a specific bucket and prefix

The following ls command lists objects and common prefixes under a specified bucket and prefix. However, there are no objects nor common prefixes under the specified bucket and prefix:

aws s3 ls s3://mybucket/noExistPrefix

Output:

None

Example 4: Recursively listing all prefixes and objects in a bucket

The following ls command will recursively list objects in a bucket. Rather than showing PRE dirname/ in the output, all the content in a bucket will be listed in order:

aws s3 ls s3://mybucket --recursive

Output:

2013-09-02 21:37:53         10 a.txt
2013-09-02 21:37:53    2863288 foo.zip
2013-09-02 21:32:57         23 foo/bar/.baz/a
2013-09-02 21:32:58         41 foo/bar/.baz/b
2013-09-02 21:32:57        281 foo/bar/.baz/c
2013-09-02 21:32:57         73 foo/bar/.baz/d
2013-09-02 21:32:57        452 foo/bar/.baz/e
2013-09-02 21:32:57        896 foo/bar/.baz/hooks/bar
2013-09-02 21:32:57        189 foo/bar/.baz/hooks/foo
2013-09-02 21:32:57        398 z.txt

Example 5: Summarizing all prefixes and objects in a bucket

The following ls command demonstrates the same command using the --human-readable and --summarize options. --human-readable displays file size in Bytes/MiB/KiB/GiB/TiB/PiB/EiB. --summarize displays the total number of objects and total size at the end of the result listing:

aws s3 ls s3://mybucket --recursive --human-readable --summarize

Output:

2013-09-02 21:37:53   10 Bytes a.txt
2013-09-02 21:37:53  2.9 MiB foo.zip
2013-09-02 21:32:57   23 Bytes foo/bar/.baz/a
2013-09-02 21:32:58   41 Bytes foo/bar/.baz/b
2013-09-02 21:32:57  281 Bytes foo/bar/.baz/c
2013-09-02 21:32:57   73 Bytes foo/bar/.baz/d
2013-09-02 21:32:57  452 Bytes foo/bar/.baz/e
2013-09-02 21:32:57  896 Bytes foo/bar/.baz/hooks/bar
2013-09-02 21:32:57  189 Bytes foo/bar/.baz/hooks/foo
2013-09-02 21:32:57  398 Bytes z.txt

Total Objects: 10
   Total Size: 2.9 MiB

Example 6: Listing from an S3 access point

The following ls command list objects from access point (myaccesspoint):

aws s3 ls s3://arn:aws:s3:us-west-2:123456789012:accesspoint/myaccesspoint/

Output:

                           PRE somePrefix/
2013-07-25 17:06:27         88 test.txt