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Cannot delete ONTAP S3 bucket "because it is not empty"

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • ONTAP S3 server


  • Cannot delete an ONTAP S3 bucket
  • When attempting to, the following error is encountered:

::> vserver object-store-server bucket delete -vserver svm_name -bucket bucket_name

Error: command failed: [Job 122058] Job failed: Cannot delete bucket "bucket_name" on Vserver "svm_name" because it is not empty. Delete the objects, and then try the operation again. For further assistance, contact technical support. , Object store bucket policy statements are deleted during the failure of bucket deletion job for bucket "bucket_name" on Vserver "svm_name".


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