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Is it possible to recover a file I deleted from my S3 bucket?

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According to the Amazon S3 Documentation:

Once deleted, there is no method to restore or undelete an object.

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It's unfortunate S3 doesn't support snapshots. –  churnd Mar 24 '10 at 11:40

Just updating this question as I was looking for the answer:

You can add VERSIONING to S3 buckets now. This will cause S3 to keep versions of an object even after deletion. Full documentation: http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/Versioning.html

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Is it possible to retrieve a deleted file over AWS Console? Can't find a way to do that. –  Rafael Oliveira Jan 30 at 22:25

I just want to mention that Amazon S3 team is working on the way to protect files. Here is a thread on their forum

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