AWS – You can now set data owner on your S3 bucket

As you know AWS S3 Bucket is used to stored data in a cloud storage container.

While you can define S3 bucket owner, it was difficult to then assign and identify stored data ownership.

Well, now you can automatically apply ownership to stored data based on the S3 bucket ownership.

To do so, logon to your AWS console ( and access your S3 bucket


Then access the bucket you want to define data ownership based on the bucket ownership to access the Permissions tab


There access the Object Ownership option to edit the ownership to Bucket owner preferred


If you want to enforce this option, you can update your bucket policy to ensure the PUT request includes the bucket-owner-full-control canned ACL (for more details see

Benoit Hamet
Benoit Hamet
Benoit is working on Microsoft collaborative technologies He has been awarded as MVP for more than 12 years Currently MVP on Office 365 after being awarded on SharePoint (2011-2012) and Windows client & server (2002-2007) Speaker at various Microsoft events (TechDays, TechNet seminars) and Quest Software He works on on-premises (Active Directory, RADIUS/NPS, Exchange, Skype for Business, SharePoint, SQL, Terminal Server, Windows client and Windows Server) or online (Azure, Intune, Office 365, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online, Teams) technologies