Unable to Open Amazon S3 Bucket with Windows Client

Bucket name is:


Hi folks,
After a little digging we’ve figured out this issue, at least where bucket names have periods in them. It has to do with Amazon S3’s SSL certificates. They can’t deal with a period in the bucket name, since this is how the URL is referenced and this creates the appearance of an additional subdomain, which can’t be supported by the Amazon S3 wildcard certificate.

The best way forward, right now, is to use buckets without any periods in the names.

I changed my bucket name today to one without the period (and Amazon does not allow a rename … only create a new bucket and then copy everything to it …) and all now works well …

Thanks !

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