DeleteBucket is used to delete a bucket.

Request syntax

Date: GMT Date
Authorization: SignatureValue

Detail analysis

  • If a bucket does not exist, the error “404 no content” is returned. Error code: NoSuchBucket.
  • To prevent the trouble caused by accidental deletion, OSS does not allow the bucket owner to delete a non-empty bucket.
  • If you try to delete a non-empty bucket, the error 409 Conflict with the error code: BucketNotEmpty is returned.
  • Only the bucket owner has the permission to delete the bucket. If you try to delete a bucket you have no permission for, the error 403 Forbidden is returned. Error code: AccessDenied.


Request example:

Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 05:31:04 GMT  
Authorization: OSS qn6qrrqxo2oawuk53otfjbyc:ceOEyZavKY4QcjoUWYSpYbJ3naA=

Response example:

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content 
x-oss-request-id: 534B371674E88A4D8906008B
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 05:31:04 GMT
Connection: keep-alive
Content-Length: 0  
Server: AliyunOSS