Retrieves the policy status for an Amazon S3 bucket, indicating whether the bucket is public. In order to use this operation, you must have the s3:GetBucketPolicyStatus permission. For more information about Amazon S3 permissions, see Specifying Permissions in a Policy.

For more information about when Amazon S3 considers a bucket public, see The Meaning of "Public".

The following operations are related to GetBucketPolicyStatus :

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.get_bucket_policy_status(
  • Bucket (string) --


    The name of the Amazon S3 bucket whose policy status you want to retrieve.

  • ExpectedBucketOwner (string) -- The account ID of the expected bucket owner. If the bucket is owned by a different account, the request fails with the HTTP status code 403 Forbidden (access denied).
Return type



Response Syntax

    'PolicyStatus': {
        'IsPublic': True|False

Response Structure

  • (dict) --

    • PolicyStatus (dict) --

      The policy status for the specified bucket.

      • IsPublic (boolean) --

        The policy status for this bucket. TRUE indicates that this bucket is public. FALSE indicates that the bucket is not public.