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Problem Statement

I had an s3 notification configured at the root of mybucket to get an event notification for all files landing in mybucket for a service. Later I came across a scenario where another service needed events for specific file types and prefixes. Since I already had an event notification created at the root of mybucket, I could not create an event notification for other prefixes or file types and I got the following error:

“Configuration is ambiguously defined. Cannot have overlapping suffixes in two rules if the prefixes are overlapping for the same event type.”

The error can occur when…

Nadeem Khan

Principal Cloud Engineer at Discover Financial Services | 5x AWS Certified | 1x Kubernetes Certified

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