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To Delete an Amazon S3 Bucket

1. Select the bucket you want to delete and click Buckets -> Delete Bucket

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You can also use the Del keyboard shortcut to delete an Amazon S3 Bucket.

The Confirm Bucket Deletion dialog will open:

confirm bucket deletion dialog

Confirm Bucket Deletion Dialog

2. Confirm that you would like to delete the bucket by checking I confirm permanent deletion of the bucket and click Delete Bucket.


Confirm Bucket Deletion

Selected Bucket and all of its contents will be deleted recursively.

After the bucket and all files within the bucket are deleted, the list of available buckets will be refreshed.

To Delete an External Bucket

External Buckets - are the buckets shared with you by another user.

To disconnect from external bucket and remove it from the list follow the steps below:

1. Select an external bucket and click Buckets, Delete Bucket

2. Confirm External Bucket deletion:

confirm external bucket deletion

Confirm the deletion of External Bucket

Selected bucket will be removed from the list. All files inside the bucket will remain intact. Bucket can only be deleted by the bucket owner.

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