How use ACL with PutObject and Pre-signed URL

I’m encountering a SignatureDoesNotMatch error when attempting to set the ACL to “public-read” within a PutObject command using a pre-signed URL. The request utilizes the PUT verb against the pre-signed URL.

Is there a limitation on including the ACL parameter with a pre-signed URL?

PS: I am using AWS SDK PHP to create the pre-signed URL.

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There is indeed a limitation with using the ACL parameter and pre-signed URLs in the AWS SDK for PHP. Pre-signed URLs are designed to grant temporary access with predefined permissions, and including ACL attempts to modify the object’s access control beyond the pre-signed URL’s scope.

Here’s how you can address it:

  1. Separate the actions: Create a separate pre-signed URL for the PutObject action without the ACL parameter. Then, use a different API call (e.g., putObjectAcl) to set the ACL to “public-read” after uploading the object.

  2. Consider IAM Policies: If you require public access to the object, consider setting the bucket policy or a specific object policy on the S3 console to “public-read” instead of relying on the ACL parameter during upload. This avoids pre-signed URL limitations.

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