GetBucketLifecycleConfiguration - Amazon Simple Storage Service
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This action gets an Amazon S3 on Outposts bucket's lifecycle configuration. To get an S3 bucket's lifecycle configuration, see GetBucketLifecycleConfiguration in the Amazon S3 API Reference.

Returns the lifecycle configuration information set on the Outposts bucket. For more information, see Using Amazon S3 on Outposts and for information about lifecycle configuration, see Object Lifecycle Management in Amazon S3 User Guide.

To use this action, you must have permission to perform the s3-outposts:GetLifecycleConfiguration action. The Outposts bucket owner has this permission, by default. The bucket owner can grant this permission to others. For more information about permissions, see Permissions Related to Bucket Subresource Operations and Managing Access Permissions to Your Amazon S3 Resources.

All Amazon S3 on Outposts REST API requests for this action require an additional parameter of x-amz-outpost-id to be passed with the request. In addition, you must use an S3 on Outposts endpoint hostname prefix instead of s3-control. For an example of the request syntax for Amazon S3 on Outposts that uses the S3 on Outposts endpoint hostname prefix and the x-amz-outpost-id derived by using the access point ARN, see the Examples section.

GetBucketLifecycleConfiguration has the following special error:

  • Error code: NoSuchLifecycleConfiguration

    • Description: The lifecycle configuration does not exist.

    • HTTP Status Code: 404 Not Found

    • SOAP Fault Code Prefix: Client

The following actions are related to GetBucketLifecycleConfiguration:

Request Syntax

GET /v20180820/bucket/name/lifecycleconfiguration HTTP/1.1 Host: x-amz-account-id: AccountId

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the bucket.

For using this parameter with Amazon S3 on Outposts with the REST API, you must specify the name and the x-amz-outpost-id as well.

For using this parameter with S3 on Outposts with the Amazon SDK and CLI, you must specify the ARN of the bucket accessed in the format arn:aws:s3-outposts:<Region>:<account-id>:outpost/<outpost-id>/bucket/<my-bucket-name>. For example, to access the bucket reports through Outpost my-outpost owned by account 123456789012 in Region us-west-2, use the URL encoding of arn:aws:s3-outposts:us-west-2:123456789012:outpost/my-outpost/bucket/reports. The value must be URL encoded.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 3. Maximum length of 255.

Required: Yes


The Amazon Web Services account ID of the Outposts bucket.

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: ^\d{12}$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetBucketLifecycleConfigurationResult> <Rules> <Rule> <AbortIncompleteMultipartUpload> <DaysAfterInitiation>integer</DaysAfterInitiation> </AbortIncompleteMultipartUpload> <Expiration> <Date>timestamp</Date> <Days>integer</Days> <ExpiredObjectDeleteMarker>boolean</ExpiredObjectDeleteMarker> </Expiration> <Filter> <And> <ObjectSizeGreaterThan>long</ObjectSizeGreaterThan> <ObjectSizeLessThan>long</ObjectSizeLessThan> <Prefix>string</Prefix> <Tags> <S3Tag> <Key>string</Key> <Value>string</Value> </S3Tag> </Tags> </And> <ObjectSizeGreaterThan>long</ObjectSizeGreaterThan> <ObjectSizeLessThan>long</ObjectSizeLessThan> <Prefix>string</Prefix> <Tag> <Key>string</Key> <Value>string</Value> </Tag> </Filter> <ID>string</ID> <NoncurrentVersionExpiration> <NewerNoncurrentVersions>integer</NewerNoncurrentVersions> <NoncurrentDays>integer</NoncurrentDays> </NoncurrentVersionExpiration> <NoncurrentVersionTransitions> <NoncurrentVersionTransition> <NoncurrentDays>integer</NoncurrentDays> <StorageClass>string</StorageClass> </NoncurrentVersionTransition> </NoncurrentVersionTransitions> <Status>string</Status> <Transitions> <Transition> <Date>timestamp</Date> <Days>integer</Days> <StorageClass>string</StorageClass> </Transition> </Transitions> </Rule> </Rules> </GetBucketLifecycleConfigurationResult>

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in XML format by the service.


Root level tag for the GetBucketLifecycleConfigurationResult parameters.

Required: Yes


Container for the lifecycle rule of the Outposts bucket.

Type: Array of LifecycleRule data types


Sample request to get the lifecycle configuration of the Amazon S3 on Outposts bucket

The following example shows how to get the lifecycle configuration of the Outposts bucket.

GET /v20180820/bucket/example-outpost-bucket/lifecycleconfiguration HTTP/1.1 Host: s3-outposts.<Region> x-amz-account-id: example-account-id x-amz-outpost-id: op-01ac5d28a6a232904 x-amz-date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 00:17:21 GMT Authorization: signatureValue

See Also

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