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Right Click Options on Amazon S3 Objects

right click option on amazon s3 object

  1. Create New Folder:

    This option allows you to create virtual folder in your S3 bucket.
  2. Show Versions:

    This options allows you to view versions of S3 objects if versioning is set on S3 bucket.
  3. Delete File:

    • Delete:

      This option prompts you if you are sure that you want to delete 1 item with three buttons Move to trash, Delete permanently and Don’t delete. Move to trash option moves the deleted item to trash folder of system bucket, Delete permanently option deletes the item permanently and does not keep its version in trash bucket.
    • Quick Delete:

      This option prompts you if you are sure that you want to delete 1 item with options to Delete and Don’t delete. Clicking on delete button deletes the item permanently and no history of deletion is saved anywhere.
  4. Refresh Object Listing:

    This option is used to refresh the listing of objects in a selected bucket.
  5. Upload / Download:

    • Upload Files:

      This menu item will prompt you with a dialog box to select files or folders which you want to upload.
    • Download Files:

      This menu item will start downloading selected File(S)/ Folder(S) on a specified location, process will be in queue.
  6. Add to Queue:

    This option is used to add the selected object in queue.
    • Upload Queue:

      This option prompts you with a dialog box to select local files or folders which you want to add in upload queue.
    • Download Queue:

      This option prompts you with a dialog box to select the location where you want to download the selected item(S) and after selecting the location, the items are added in queue.
    • Delete Queue:

      This option prompts  with Are you sure you want to delete 1 item with three buttons: Move to trash, Delete permanently and Don’t delete.
  7. Copy, Move & Rename:

    • Copy:

      This option allows you to copy selected File(s) and folder to other location on S3. After clicking on copy, it will open transfer panel from where you can select and copy file(s) & folder(s) to other location.
    • Move:

      This option allows you to move selected File(s) and folder(s) from source to other location on S3. After clicking on move, it will open transfer panel from where you can move file(s) & folder(s) to other location.
    • Rename:

      This option renames the selected object with new specified name.
  8. Restore:

    This option allows restoring versions of S3 objects if versioning is set on S3 bucket.
  9. Export to CSV:

    This option allows you to export details (Name, Size, Etag, Last Modified date) of selected object(s) in CSV Format
  10. Update File's Access Control list:

    This option is used for showing and updating the ACL (Access Control List). To grant/ deny permission for a particular user, simply check-uncheck corresponding checkbox with associated permission. After setting permissions, click on "Update ACL" to save the changed permissions.
  11. Update Metadata:

    This option displays the properties of Bucket and Metadata attributes below where you can add, remove Metadata and edit existing Metadata.
  12. Update Storage Type:

    Now Bucket Explorer facilitates you to change the Storage type of S3 object(s) as a REDUCED REDUNDANCY STORAGE or STANDARD Class Type, By default S3 Object have STANDARD Storage class Type.
  13. Server Side Encryption (SSE):

    Using SSE you can protect sensitive data stored on Amazon S3 by encrypting data and upload the encrypted data to Amazon S3 using BucketExplorer.
  14. Generate Web URL:

    This option creates different URLs namely: HTTP, HTTPS, Torrent, and signed URLs.
  15. Add to CloudFront Invalidation:

    This option is used to invalidate the files/objects, which are cached on CloudFront distribution.
  16. Select Right Side to Compare:

    This option sets the selected object to compare with local files and folders, Compare option of right click menu of local file and folder gets activated then.
  17. Compare To:

    It remains inactive until you set any local file or folder to compare. When it gets activated, you can compare left folder/ file with it, name of file/ folder also gets added as the suffix with the option’s name.
  18. Properties:

    This option displays the Meta information like object name, creation date, modified date, content type, content length, Bucket name, request-id etc in case of file. In case of folder it displays Bucket Name, Total Virtual folder, Total files, Size of Folder, Total objects in folder. You can add new metadata and edit or remove existing metadata which were created by you.

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