CORS settings not working on Spaces


I am trying to upload a file to Spaces through the Javascript aws-sdk library.

I have an <input type="file" onChange={handleFileUpload}/> element, with this handler:

const onSelectFile = (e: any) => {
	if ( &&[0]) {

And the definition for uploadFile is:

import AWS from "aws-sdk";

const spacesEndpoint = new AWS.Endpoint("");

const s3 = new AWS.S3({
	endpoint: spacesEndpoint as any,
	accessKeyId: "---",
	secretAccessKey: "---"

export const uploadFile = async (file: any) => {
	const config = {
		Body: file,
		Bucket: "---",
		Key: "test",
		.on("build", request => {
			request.httpRequest.headers["Content-Length"] = file.size;
			request.httpRequest.headers["Content-Type"] = "application/octet-stream";
			request.httpRequest.headers["x-amz-acl"] = "public-read";
			request.httpRequest.headers["Access-Control-Allow-Origin"] = "*";
		.send((err) => {
			if (err) {
				console.log("Failed to upload file", `${err}`);

export default s3;

However, whenever I invoke this, I get the following errors:

Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at (Reason: CORS header ‘Access-Control-Allow-Origin’ missing).

Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at (Reason: CORS request did not succeed).

Failed to upload file NetworkingError: Network Failure

On my Spaces bucket, I set the following settings via the UI:

Origin: *
Allowed Methods: Get, Put, Delete, Post, Head
Allowed Headers: (empty)
Access Control Max Age: 15

I’ve been struggling with this for a few hours. I even waited an hour in case the CORS settings take a while to propagate.

As far as I can tell, this should be a working minimal example.

The issue is that the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header is missing from the prelight headers (HEAD request), even though it’s set to “*” via the UI.

How can I fix this? I’d really appreciate some help!

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In case nobody has been able to get an answer I found something on StackOverflow which worked for me Here

Adding * to both origin and allowed headers worked for me!

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