How to delete an S3 bucket with content using boto3?

You can directly delete an empty S3 bucket using a boto3 client or resource. If the bucket contains objects then you need to first delete all the objects and then only you can delete the bucket.

Note: If S3 versioning is enabled, you also need to disable the versioning first.

Step 1: Install and configure boto3

https://cloudaffaire.com/how-to-install-python-boto3-sdk-for-aws/

https://cloudaffaire.com/how-to-configure-python-boto3-sdk-for-aws/

https://pypi.org/project/argparse/

Step 2: Create a python script to delete as s3 bucket with objects

Step 3: Execute the script to force delete an S3 bucket with objects

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