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I can delete objects despite object lock & retention enabled
Issue: After creating a bucket with object lock enabled and assigning a certain retention mode and period to an underlying object, I can delete that object - i.e., it is no longer visible on my screen.
Resolution: Activate 'Show deleted files' to see objects with a 'delete marker'. You can also restore these objects.
Activate 'Show deleted files' to show all objects with a 'delete marker'.
Background: Object lock and retention policies add a data protection layer to prevent users from deleting objects. Adding a 'delete marker' only hides objects, which can always be reversed. This action is independent of object lock and retention. See our documentation on object lock for further details.
Last modified 8mo ago