Guides - Delete a Bucket

S3-compatible Linode Object Storage makes it easy and more affordable to manage unstructured data such as content assets, as well as sophisticated and data-intensive storage challenges around artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Follow these steps to delete an Object Storage bucket from the Cloud Manager:

You can only delete an empty Object Storage bucket. See the Delete Objects from a Bucket how-to for information on deleting a bucket’s objects using the Cloud Manager.
  1. If you have not already, log into the Linode Cloud Manager.

  2. Click the Object Storage link in the sidebar. A list of all the buckets appears.

  3. Click the ellipsis menu corresponding to the bucket you’d like to delete. Then, select Delete.

  4. A dialog box appears that prompts you to enter the bucket’s name as a way to confirm that you’d like to delete the bucket. Type the bucket’s name into the text entry field and click Delete.

    Confirm deleting the Object Storage bucket

    After the bucket has been deleted, it is no longer be visible on the Buckets Listing Page.

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