S3 / Client / get_bucket_policy_status




This operation is not supported by directory buckets.

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 account ID that you provide does not match the actual owner of the bucket, 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.