Service Status

The Object Storage Unit (OSU) service is now END OF SALE. For more information, see End-of-Life Policy.

You can list the buckets you created. This action also returns information about their date and time of creation.

The buckets that other users shared with you do not appear.

This feature is not available from Cockpit. This documentation only describes the procedure using AWS CLI.

  • To list your buckets, use the list-buckets command following this syntax:

    Request sample
    $ aws s3api list-buckets \
        --profile YOUR_PROFILE \
        --endpoint ENDPOINT

    This command contains the following attributes that you need to specify:

    • (optional) profile: The named profile you want to use, created when configuring AWS CLI. For more information, see Installing and Configuring AWS CLI.
    • endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the service (oos or osuand Region you want to send the request to, in the following format: https://<SERVICE>.<REGION>

    The list-buckets command returns the following elements:
    • Owner: Information about the owner of the bucket. This element contains the following information:
      • DisplayName: The first and last name you used for your account.
      • ID: Your S3 user ID if you specified oos as the endpoint, or your OUTSCALE account ID if you specified osu as the endpoint.
    • Buckets: Information about your buckets. This element contains the following information for each bucket:
      • CreationDate: The date and time of creation. 
      • Name: The name you specified for your bucket.
    Result sample
        "Owner": {
            "DisplayName": "ACCOUNT",
            "ID": "USER_ID"
        "Buckets": [
                "CreationDate": "2017-01-01T08:03:16.000Z",
                "Name": "BUCKET"

  • You can also perform this action using an s3 command following this syntax:

    $ aws s3 ls --profile YOUR_PROFILE --endpoint 
  • You can also manage your object storage resources using s3cmd commands. For more information, see s3cmd.

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