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Using bucket policies

Reviewed on 22 December 2021Published on 17 January 2021

A bucket policy is a resource-based policy option. It allows users to grant access to buckets in other Scaleway projects and organizations.

By default, all Object Storage resources in a project are private and can be accessed only by users of said project. Adding a bucket policy to a bucket allows you to grant access to outside users. You can use different combinations of the policy’s component strings to customize your permissions for different purposes as required.

Find out more about each use case in these tutorials:

How to import a copy of objects from a bucket in a different project

Import a copy of your objects in a bucket to another bucket using the AWS-CLI.

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How to manage bucket permissions for IP addresses or ranges of IP

You can stipulate which IP addresses or IP ranges have access or permission to perform S3 operations on your buckets by creating a bucket policy with the IpAddress or NotIpAddress conditions.

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How to share buckets in read-only mode

It is possible to implement a bucket policy to grant a Scaleway organization or project viewing rights to a bucket in a different project.

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