java terraform - AWS Error Message:A conflicting conditional operation is currently in progress against this resource

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For all others who stumble upon this thread from google, as 1st result in search for this error message:

If you deleted bucket, to recreate in new region, do not wait "manually" until this background sync will be complete, instead put a small bash script to run and retry your needed bucket creation every 5 seconds or so.


until [  $RESULT -eq 0 ]; do
    aws s3 mb s3:// --region us-west-2
    sleep 5 
echo "Bucket created!"

it will retry the "create bucket" operation for you, every few seconds (depend on 'sleep' ) and as soon as it's possible - will create it for you, so no one can steal your bucket name by mistake :)

hope it helps :)

I'm getting this error intermittently.

I have a program that uses the java aws sdk and loads over the 10s of thousands of small files to s3. I see this error intermittently.

Could not find any helpful answer after doing a quick search on the internet.

Note the calling program is single threaded. The underlying aws java sdk does seem to use worker threads.

Status Code: 409, AWS Service: Amazon S3, AWS Request ID: 75E16E8DE2193CA6, AWS Error Code: OperationAborted, AWS Error Message: A conflicting conditional operation is currently in progress against this resource. Please try again., S3 Extended Request ID: 0uquw2YEoFamLldm+c/p412Lzd8jHJGFBDz3h7wN+/4I0f6hnGLkPMe+5LZazKnZ
    at com.amazonaws.http.AmazonHttpClient.handleErrorResponse(
    at com.amazonaws.http.AmazonHttpClient.executeHelper(
    at com.amazonaws.http.AmazonHttpClient.execute(

I got the same error message, when I did following:

  1. created a bucket - it went by default to US region (used AWSCLI)

  2. realized, the bucket shall go to EU region and deleted it (used AWS console)

  3. (few minutes later) tried to create the bucket, specifying the EU region

At step 3, AWS console has shown me the error message from title of your question.

So I guess, that the bucket in US was deleted, but there are possibly some synchronization processes, which are taking time. And I hope, that waiting few hours I will find the bucket name again available for creation - this time in proper (EU) region.

FIX :- Edit: About an hour later, my attempt to create the bucket (in EU region) succeeded.

This error usually occurs when a Bucket is deleted and a new bucket is created in the same name as the old bucket.

I believe we would need to wait for certain amount of time until we can create a new bucket in the same name.

Simple and straightforward: Change the new bucket name or wait 1 hour.

EC2 instances come with their own public IP by default so they have no issues accessing any services requiring access to the internet (such as KMS).

Lambda functions attached to your VPC don't have a public IP so to access a service via the internet (such as KMS) you need a NAT set up just as described by zealoushacker.

java amazon-web-services amazon-s3