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Search Amazon S3 Objects

Search Objects in the Bucket using Prefix and Delimiter parameters limit the kind of results returned by a list operation. For keys that begin with a specified prefix, Prefix limits the results while delimiter causes the list to group all keys that share a common prefix into a single list result.

How to perform S3 Search Operations?

  • Using S3 REST API
    You can perform S3 Search operations by using GET Bucket REST API in your application code.
  • Using Bucket Explorer
    You can perform the same S3 Search operations using Bucket Explorer without the hassle of writing codes.

You can perform the following S3 Search operation:

  • S3 Full Path Listing
    When listing objects in a Bucket, Bucket Explorer allows you to view the object in S3 Full Path View with Folder View as the default setting. Check the link to get more details about S3 Full Path Listing .
  • S3 Listing with Prefix and Delimiter
    In order to limit the results returned when searching and listing objects in a Bucket, you can use Prefix and Delimiter parameters. These parameters return a subset of the Objects and will group all keys that share a common Prefix into a single list result. To get more details, click on the link Prefix and Delimiter .
  • Search Objects in the Bucket
    You have two ways to search objects in a Bucket.
    • Search by Prefix
    • Search by Prefix and Delimiter