Creates an endpoint for an Amazon S3 bucket that DataSync can access for a transfer. For more information, see Create an Amazon S3 location.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.create_location_s3(
        'BucketAccessRoleArn': 'string'
            'Key': 'string',
            'Value': 'string'
  • Subdirectory (string) -- A subdirectory in the Amazon S3 bucket. This subdirectory in Amazon S3 is used to read data from the S3 source location or write data to the S3 destination.
  • S3BucketArn (string) --


    The ARN of the Amazon S3 bucket. If the bucket is on an Amazon Web Services Outpost, this must be an access point ARN.

  • S3StorageClass (string) --

    The Amazon S3 storage class that you want to store your files in when this location is used as a task destination. For buckets in Amazon Web Services Regions, the storage class defaults to Standard. For buckets on Outposts, the storage class defaults to Amazon Web Services S3 Outposts.

    For more information about S3 storage classes, see Amazon S3 Storage Classes. Some storage classes have behaviors that can affect your S3 storage cost. For detailed information, see Considerations when working with S3 storage classes in DataSync.

  • S3Config (dict) --


    The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the Identity and Access Management (IAM) role used to access an Amazon S3 bucket.

    For detailed information about using such a role, see Creating a Location for Amazon S3 in the DataSync User Guide .

    • BucketAccessRoleArn (string) -- [REQUIRED]

      The ARN of the IAM role for accessing the S3 bucket.

  • AgentArns (list) --

    If you're using DataSync on an Amazon Web Services Outpost, specify the Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) of the DataSync agents deployed on your Outpost. For more information about launching a DataSync agent on an Amazon Web Services Outpost, see Deploy your DataSync agent on Outposts.

    • (string) --
  • Tags (list) --

    The key-value pair that represents the tag that you want to add to the location. The value can be an empty string. We recommend using tags to name your resources.

    • (dict) --

      A key-value pair representing a single tag that's been applied to an Amazon Web Services resource.

      • Key (string) -- [REQUIRED]

        The key for an Amazon Web Services resource tag.

      • Value (string) --

        The value for an Amazon Web Services resource tag.

Return type



Response Syntax

    'LocationArn': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) --


    • LocationArn (string) --

      The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the source Amazon S3 bucket location that is created.


  • DataSync.Client.exceptions.InvalidRequestException
  • DataSync.Client.exceptions.InternalException