Creating a bucket

In Chapter 2, Getting Started with AWS, we created a bucket using the CLI. In this section, we are going to use the Management Console to create another bucket so you can see many configuration options that S3 offers.

Let's perform the following steps to create a bucket:

  1. The first step is to browse the S3 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/s3 and select the Create bucket option:
  1. We are creating this bucket to host the website. If you don't have a domain name, you can still use S3 to host the website, you will have to access it from a URL in the following format: http://my-bucket-name.com.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com ...

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