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Bucket Explorer :: General Information about Bucket Explorer :: Bucket Explorer : How it works?

1. How can I update user metadata? And after updating is that metadata information accessible by anyone or only by the owner of the object?
2. How to manage mime types?
3. How can I see the progress of the operation performed on the objects of a folder?
4. How can I check the location of bucket in Bucket Explorer?
5. How can I set custom headers for objects when they are being uploaded?
6. How can I Quick Delete Bucket and File(S) in Amazon S3?
7. How can I set default permissions and custom headers for objects in a specific bucket?
8. How can I take a backup of one S3 bucket into another S3 bucket of my account?
9. How can I copy objects from one S3 account to another S3 account?
10. How to run multiple instances of Bucket Explorer?
11. How can I move one S3 bucket into another S3 bucket of my account?
12. How can I set pagination of objects in my S3 Buckets?
13. How I can perform fast listing?
14. How to copy Amazon S3 bucket and object using Bucket Explorer?
15. How to move Amazon S3 objects to another Amazon S3 account?
16. Can I upload large files on S3 using Bucket Explorer?
17. How to upload files in HTML format?
18. How to access the file system?
19. How to compare the files and folders in local before uploading it?
20. How to upload files on Amazon S3 with custom headers?
21. How to uninstall Bucket Explorer?
22. How to use patch installation?
23. How can I generate URL for Amazon S3 file?
24. How to use patch installation for windows?
25. How to use patch installation for Linux?
26. How to use patch installation for MAC OSX?
27. How to rename a selected file or folder in an Amazon S3 bucket?
28. How can I monitor my Amazon S3 account?
29. How can I unhide my hidden Amazon S3 bucket?
30. How to download files and folders from Amazon S3?
31. How can I see the status of all my listed running S3 processes?
32. How to see the list of all properties of S3 object?
33. How can I see the list of Amazon S3 Metadata attributes?
34. How to compare local file with S3?
35. How to update metadata of S3 folder?
36. How to update the Metadata of S3 file?
37. How to delete bucket in Amazon S3?
38. How can I delete Amazon S3 files in Amazon S3 bucket?
39. What is the use of quick connect and how it works?
40. How to enable Amazon S3 bucket logging?
41. How can I share an Amazon S3 file using web URL?
42. How can I upload files/folders on Amazon S3?
43. How to rename the existing files and folder in Amazon S3?
44. How quick delete works?
45. How to retrieve the deleted files and folders?
46. Is there any way to change the Storage Class of an object?
47. How can I set the Storage Class to REDUCED_REDUNDANCY for all the objects that will be uploaded in my bucket?
48. How can I view the Storage Class of an S3 object/version?
49. How can I open logs folder in Bucket Explorer?
50. How to run Bucket Explorer on Linux?
51. How can I upload objects with reduce redundancy storage class on S3 ?
52. I have 64 bit machine and have not installed java on my system. Can I use Bucket Explorer?
53. How can I set the number and size of parallel running threads in queue?
54. How can I set the number of retry for failed objects?
55. How can I see the status of all my listed running S3 processes?
56. How to get the object properties of Amazon S3 bucket?
57. How can I get a normal listing when search is being performed?
58. How can I download the whole bucket?
59. How to configure copy to temp folder before uploading files?
60. How can I set “Requester pays” for a particular bucket?
61. How can I make buckets in two different S3 accounts in sync? OR How can I compare content of buckets in two different S3 accounts?
62. How to update metadata for more than one object?
63. How to update ACL for more than one object?
64. How can I hide a column in bucket and object table?
65. How to set default permissions in bucket?
66. How to update the ACL on version object?
67. How to create a new bucket in Bucket Explorer?
68. How will I know about the latest version of Bucket Explorer?
69. How can I login using the saved credentials?
70. How can I upload using File open dialogue box?
71. How can I download using file save option?
72. How can I check object listing?
73. How can I upload a file whose size is in GB?
74. How to copy using Bucket Explorer comparer from S3 to S3?
75. How to move with Bucket Explorer comparer from S3 to S3?
76. How to compare one bucket with another?
77. How to obtain version information about the product?
78. How to set bucket default?
79. What are the steps to use multipart upload in Bucket Explorer in order to upload a large file?
80. How can I host an entire website in Amazon S3 using Bucket Explorer?
81. How can I view the size of my trashed data?
82. How to resume upload that was not completed last time?
83. How to download big file in parts?
84. How to set Content-Disposition Metadata automatically for particular file types?
85. How to upload/download files using comparer?

How can I update user metadata? And after updating is that metadata information accessible by anyone or only by the owner of the object?

Below are the options to update user metadata or custom headers in Bucket Explorer.

  • Right click on selected S3 file and setect " Update Metadata " option. OR
  • Right click on selected S3 file and setect " Properties” - > “Update Metadata "option. OR
  • In object tool bar, click on “ Properties ” icon -> “ Update Metadata ”.
  • Right click on the setected local file(s) panel and select " Upload with custom header " option.
  • For batch update, you can select from Bucket Tool bar Batch Operation -> Update Metadata -> Edit Metadata .
  • Similarly, you can choose from Object Tool bar Batch Operation -> Update Metadata -> Edit Metadata.

Click here to update user metadata or custom headers.
After updating user metadata, anyone who can retrieve the object can also retrieve the metadata for that object.