LifecycleRule - Amazon Simple Storage Service
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A lifecycle rule for individual objects in an Amazon S3 bucket.

For more information see, Managing your storage lifecycle in the Amazon S3 User Guide.



If 'Enabled', the rule is currently being applied. If 'Disabled', the rule is not currently being applied.

Type: String

Valid Values: Enabled | Disabled

Required: Yes


Specifies the days since the initiation of an incomplete multipart upload that Amazon S3 will wait before permanently removing all parts of the upload. For more information, see Aborting Incomplete Multipart Uploads Using a Bucket Lifecycle Configuration in the Amazon S3 User Guide.

Type: AbortIncompleteMultipartUpload data type

Required: No


Specifies the expiration for the lifecycle of the object in the form of date, days and, whether the object has a delete marker.

Type: LifecycleExpiration data type

Required: No


The Filter is used to identify objects that a Lifecycle Rule applies to. A Filter must have exactly one of Prefix, Tag, or And specified. Filter is required if the LifecycleRule does not contain a Prefix element.

Type: LifecycleRuleFilter data type

Required: No


Unique identifier for the rule. The value cannot be longer than 255 characters.

Type: String

Required: No


Specifies when noncurrent object versions expire. Upon expiration, Amazon S3 permanently deletes the noncurrent object versions. You set this lifecycle configuration action on a bucket that has versioning enabled (or suspended) to request that Amazon S3 delete noncurrent object versions at a specific period in the object's lifetime.

Type: NoncurrentVersionExpiration data type

Required: No


Specifies the transition rule for the lifecycle rule that describes when noncurrent objects transition to a specific storage class. If your bucket is versioning-enabled (or versioning is suspended), you can set this action to request that Amazon S3 transition noncurrent object versions to a specific storage class at a set period in the object's lifetime.

Type: Array of NoncurrentVersionTransition data types

Required: No


This member has been deprecated.

Prefix identifying one or more objects to which the rule applies. This is no longer used; use Filter instead.


Replacement must be made for object keys containing special characters (such as carriage returns) when using XML requests. For more information, see XML related object key constraints.

Type: String

Required: No


Specifies when an Amazon S3 object transitions to a specified storage class.

Type: Array of Transition data types

Required: No

See Also

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