[ aws . s3control ]



Creates an access point and associates it with the specified bucket.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--account-id <value>
--name <value>
--bucket <value>
[--vpc-configuration <value>]
[--public-access-block-configuration <value>]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--cli-auto-prompt <value>]


--account-id (string)

The AWS account ID for the owner of the bucket for which you want to create an access point.

--name (string)

The name you want to assign to this access point.

--bucket (string)

The name of the bucket that you want to associate this access point with.

--vpc-configuration (structure)

If you include this field, Amazon S3 restricts access to this access point to requests from the specified virtual private cloud (VPC).

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "VpcId": "string"

--public-access-block-configuration (structure)

The PublicAccessBlock configuration that you want to apply to this Amazon S3 bucket. You can enable the configuration options in any combination. For more information about when Amazon S3 considers a bucket or object public, see The Meaning of “Public” in the Amazon Simple Storage Service Developer Guide.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "BlockPublicAcls": true|false,
  "IgnorePublicAcls": true|false,
  "BlockPublicPolicy": true|false,
  "RestrictPublicBuckets": true|false

--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml (string) Reads arguments from the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, those values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally. This may not be specified along with --cli-input-yaml.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. Similarly, if provided yaml-input it will print a sample input YAML that can be used with --cli-input-yaml. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

--cli-auto-prompt (boolean) Automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


To create an access point

The following create-access-point example creates an access point named finance-ap for the bucket business-records in account 123456789012. Before running this example, replace the access point name, bucket name, and account number with appropriate values for your use case.

aws s3control create-access-point \
    --account-id 123456789012 \
    --bucket business-records \
    --name finance-ap

This command produces no output.

For more information, see Creating Access Points in the Amazon Simple Storage Service Developer Guide.