I deleted an Amazon Glacier archive and was charged a fee. Why?

Amazon Glacier is designed to store data that you access infrequently, but also must retain over a long period of time. If data uploaded to an archive is deleted within 90 days of its creation, you are charged a prorated early deletion fee.

For information on how early deletion fees are calculated, see the Billing section of the Amazon Glacier FAQs.

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Published: 2016-03-31

Updated: 2018-03-06