DeleteBucketPolicy - Amazon Simple Storage Service
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DeleteBucketPolicy

This implementation of the DELETE operation uses the policy subresource to delete the policy of a specified bucket. If you are using an identity other than the root user of the AWS account that owns the bucket, the calling identity must have the DeleteBucketPolicy permissions on the specified bucket and belong to the bucket owner's account to use this operation.

If you don't have DeleteBucketPolicy permissions, Amazon S3 returns a 403 Access Denied error. If you have the correct permissions, but you're not using an identity that belongs to the bucket owner's account, Amazon S3 returns a 405 Method Not Allowed error.

Important

As a security precaution, the root user of the AWS account that owns a bucket can always use this operation, even if the policy explicitly denies the root user the ability to perform this action.

For more information about bucket policies, see Using Bucket Policies and UserPolicies.

The following operations are related to DeleteBucketPolicy

Request Syntax

DELETE /?policy HTTP/1.1 Host: Bucket.s3.amazonaws.com x-amz-expected-bucket-owner: ExpectedBucketOwner

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.

Bucket

The bucket name.

Required: Yes

x-amz-expected-bucket-owner

The account id of the expected bucket owner. If the bucket is owned by a different account, the request will fail with an HTTP 403 (Access Denied) error.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 204

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 204 response with an empty HTTP body.

Examples

Sample Request

This request deletes the bucket named BucketName.

DELETE /?policy HTTP/1.1 Host: BucketName.s3.<Region>.amazonaws.com Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2010 20:34:56 GMT Authorization: signatureValue

Sample Response

This example illustrates one usage of DeleteBucketPolicy.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content x-amz-id-2: Uuag1LuByRx9e6j5OnimrSAMPLEtRPfTaOFg== x-amz-request-id: 656c76696e672SAMPLE5657374 Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2010 20:34:56 GMT Connection: keep-alive Server: AmazonS3

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: