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Request

Method

Table 1 Method description

Method

URI

Description

HEAD

/v1/{account}/{container}

Shows container metadata, including the number of objects and the total bytes of all objects stored in the container.

{account} indicates the name of an account.

{container} indicates the name of a container.

This operation does not involve a request body.

Example Request

Show metadata of container marktwain:

curl -i $publicURL/marktwain -X HEAD -H "X-Auth-Token:$token"

Request Query Parameters

This request does not include query parameters.

Request Headers

Request URI parameters

Name

Type

Description

{account}

String

(Required)

Unique name of the account. In the current version, it indicates the unique ID of the account.

{container}

String

(Required)

Unique name of the container.

For details about container naming rules, see Naming Rules.

Request header parameters

Parameter

Type

Description

X-Auth-Token

String

(Required)

Authentication token.