Delete a folder from an s3 bucket - aws cli

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How do I delete a bucket from an s3 bucket using aws cli? What is the command?
Aug 23, 2019 in AWS by Harsha
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Use the following CLI command to delete a folder from an S3 bucket:

$ aws s3 rm s3://bucket/folder --recursive

--recursive is useful when you need to delete all the subfolders as well.

answered Aug 23, 2019 by Parth
Not so useful if you have hundred of thousands of items. This could take hours...
Yes, I agree, it's very time-consuming!
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There is a delete-folder option, but you need to know the folder-id:
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/reference/workdocs/delete-folder.html

answered Oct 3, 2019 by Shai
How do I find my folder-id?

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