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Request

Method

Table 1 Method description

Method

URI

Description

HEAD

/v1/{account}/{container}/{object}{?temp_url_sig,temp_url_expires}

Shows object metadata.

{account} indicates the name of an account.

{container} indicates the name of a container.

{object} indicates the name of an object.

This operation does not involve a request body.

Example Request

Show object metadata:

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

Request Query Parameters

Parameter

Type

Description

temp_url_sig

String

(Optional)

Used with TempURL to sign the request.

temp_url_expires

String

(Optional)

Used with TempURL to specify the expiry time of the signature.

Request Headers

Request URI parameters

Parameter

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.

{object}

String

(Required)

Name of the object.

For details about object naming rules, see Object Naming Rules.

Table 2 Request header parameters

Header

Type

Description

X-Auth-Token

String

(Required)

Authentication token.