Upload failure to S3 bucket with server-side encryption

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Upload failure to S3 bucket with server-side encryption

I have an S3 bucket with server-side encryption enabled.
I can successfully use winSCP to connect to the bucket and download files. However I get an 'Access Denied' error if I try and upload files.

Is upload to a server-side encrypted S3 bucket supported by winSCP?

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Re: Upload failure to S3 bucket with server-side encryption

I have created a new bucket with AES-256 encryption. And I had no problems with uploading files to the bucket using an account with AmazonS3FullAccess policy.

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martin wrote:

I have created a new bucket with AES-256 encryption. And I had no problems with uploading files to the bucket using an account with AmazonS3FullAccess policy.

Thanks for looking into this Martin. I'm still having problems with upload. My winSCP version is 5.13.5. Are there any special settings you need to set in winSCP to use server-side encryption? In particular, to use S3 server-side encryption, the HTTP header must have:
x-amz-server-side-encryption = AES256

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Re: Upload failure to S3 bucket with server-side encryption

OK, I've read more about this.

Do I understand right that your bucket relies on a client to ask for object encryption using x-amz-server-side-encryption header? And it has a policy to rejects any uploads that doesn't have the header set. Is that correct?
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/security/how-to-prevent-uploads-of-unencrypted-objects-to-amazon-s3/

While, what I did is that I've set default encryption setting for my bucket. With that setting, client (WinSCP) does not need to do anything special. All stored/uploaded files are encrypted by default.

The "default encryption settings" seems like a better option for your needs. It was added only a year ago, so it may be why your bucket is using the "old" method.
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-amazon-s3-encryption-security-features/

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