Count total objects in S3 bucket
·Aug 30, 2022·
1 min read
There are several ways to count the objects in S3 bucket. But, there is deficiency regarding the API calls which has its own price. So here are some ways that I usually do to count the objects.
1. By using
I know this is the programmatically way to get the total objects, but beware for the
GET api calls pricing, if there's too much files it will cost you a lot of money.
aws s3 ls s3://<bucket_name>/ --recursive | wc -l
2. By using web console
You will see some metrics like
total bucket size,
total number of objects, and more.