Access denied using cyberduck or s3 Browser to upload object into s3 bucket


Hi there,

No matter what I do I cannot upload any object to an s3 bucket and I have the right permissions. I have tried playing around with the permissions and then ended up giving up and allowing all s3 permissions.

I am using Cyberduck or S3 browser to upload documents, for certain reasons I cannot upload files straight to s3 in the browser.
Below is the JSON that is used.
"Version": "2012-10-17",
"Statement": [
"Effect": "Allow",
"Action": "s3:",
"Resource": "

I really don't know why it will give me 'access denied' whenever I try to upload.


asked 5 years ago1289 views
1 Answer


Below is the sample minimal IAM policy you may use to provide permissions to the bucket:
"Statement": [ {
"Effect": "Allow",
"Action": ["s3:ListBucket", "s3:GetBucketLocation"],
"Resource": "arn:aws:s3:::your_bucket_name",
"Condition": { }
}, {
"Effect": "Allow",
"Action": ["s3:PutObject", "s3:GetObject","s3:DeleteObject"],
"Resource": "arn:aws:s3:::your_bucket_name/*",
"Condition": {}
} ]

answered 5 years ago

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