Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer 2.2.1 and later.
One thing that has been causing some pain for the users is inability to delete the whole bucket contents under some circumstances where versioning was on. We tracked down the issue and found out that we didn’t handle deleted folders correctly. This issue is actively discussed on S3 forum.
Another thing is that our freeware customers had no way to see versioned objects in their buckets.
Anyways, we have collected the feedback and added quite a few enhancements to CloudBerry Explorer. Among those is an ability to show deleted folders, show deleted/ versioned objects in the freeware, show versions for multiple selected objects and delete the content of the whole bucket with versioned objects.
View deleted folders
Deleted folders are shown in the main list grayed and you can see them in the bottom list. Make sure you turn on “show deleted versions” option on. You can find this option in Tools->Options->Versioning
View versions in the freeware
As of release 2.2.1 you will be able to view object versions in the freeware version of CloudBerry Explorer. You will have exactly the same experience as in PRO version. It is just that you will not be able to delete and restore individual versions. You can always grab the 15 days free trial of CloudBerry Explorer PRO to do that if you need.
Show versions for Multiple Objects
Notice how I selected to objects in the top panel and you can see all version to all selected objects in the bottom panel.
Delete bucket with versions
This is actually more than just deleting versions. We’re introducing an efficient way to delete the whole bucket with all objects inside it. Sometimes you need to delete the whole bucket with a lot of content and you don’t want to delete each object separately as it is a very time consuming operation. On the other hand you don’t want to go inside the bucket, list all objects and multi select them. This is also not the most efficient way to delete the content.
Now you can just select the bucket and delete it. You will get a warning message such as the one shown below. Just click ok if you are ready to proceed.
Needless to say that you should use this option with extreme caution as there is no way to recover the objects later.
We hope you like our enhancements and we will be happy to hear your feedback. Please post your comment to our blog and we will award the best suggestion with a free license of CloudBerry Explorer PRO.
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