Obtaining Bucket Metadata

Functions

This operation queries the metadata of a bucket. To use this operation, you must have the permission to read the bucket.

Request Syntax

HEAD / HTTP/1.1
Host: bucketname.obs.region.example.com
Date: date
Authorization: authorization

Request Parameters

This request contains no parameters.

Request Headers

This request uses common headers. For details, see Table 3.

Table 1 lists the header fields required when obtaining CORS configuration information.

Table 1 Request headers for obtaining CORS configuration

Header

Description

Mandatory

Origin

Origin of the cross-domain request specified by the pre-request. Generally, it is a domain name.

Type: string

Yes

Access-Control-Request-Headers

HTTP headers of a request. The request can use multiple HTTP headers.

Type: string

No

Request Elements

This request contains no elements.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 status_code
x-obs-bucket-location: region
Date: date

Response Headers

The response to the request uses common headers. For details, see Table 1.

In addition to the common response headers, the message headers listed in Table 2 may be used.

Table 2 Additional response headers

Header

Description

x-obs-bucket-location

The region where the bucket resides.

Type: string

x-obs-storage-class

Default storage class of the bucket. The options are as follows: STANDARD (Standard), WARM (Warm), COLD (Cold).

Type: string

x-obs-version

OBS version of the bucket.

Type: string

x-obs-fs-file-interface

Indicates whether the bucket is a parallel file system. The value can be Enabled (parallel file system).

If this header field is not carried, the bucket is not a parallel file system.

Type: string

Access-Control-Allow-Origin

Indicates that the origin is included in the response if the origin in the request meets the CORS configuration requirements when CORS is configured for buckets.

Type: string

Access-Control-Allow-Headers

Indicates that the headers are included in the response if headers in the request meet the CORS configuration requirements when CORS is configured for buckets.

Type: string

Access-Control-Max-Age

Value of MaxAgeSeconds in the CORS configuration of the server when CORS is configured for buckets.

Type: integer

Access-Control-Allow-Methods

Indicates that methods in the rule are included in the response if Access-Control-Request-Method in the request meets the CORS configuration requirements when CORS is configured for buckets.

Type: string

Value options: GET, PUT, HEAD, POST, DELETE

Access-Control-Expose-Headers

Value of ExposeHeader in the CORS configuration of a server when CORS is configured for buckets.

Type: string

Response Elements

This response contains no elements.

Error Responses

No special error responses are returned. For details about error responses, see Table 2.

Sample Request: Getting CORS Configuration (with No Headers Specified)

HEAD / HTTP/1.1
User-Agent: curl/7.29.0
Host: examplebucket.obs.region.example.com
Accept: */*
Date: WED, 01 Jul 2015 02:30:25 GMT
Authorization: OBS H4IPJX0TQTHTHEBQQCEC:niCQCuGIZpETKIyx1datxHZyYlk=

Sample Response: Getting CORS Configuration (with No Headers Specified)

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Server: OBS
x-obs-request-id: BF260000016439C734E0788404623FA8
Content-Type: application/xml
x-obs-storage-class: STANDARD
x-obs-id-2: 32AAAQAAEAABAAAQAAEAABAAAQAAEAABCSxwLpq9Hzf3OnaXr+pI/OPLKdrtiQAF
Date: WED, 01 Jul 2015 02:30:25 GMT
x-obs-bucket-location: region
x-obs-version: 3.0
Content-Length: 0

Sample Request: Getting Bucket Metadata and CORS Configuration

HEAD / HTTP/1.1
User-Agent: curl/7.29.0
Host: examplebucket.obs.region.example.com
Accept: */*
Date: WED, 01 Jul 2015 02:30:25 GMT
Authorization: OBS H4IPJX0TQTHTHEBQQCEC:niCQCuGIZpETKIyx1datxHZyYlk=
Origin:www.example.com
Access-Control-Request-Headers:AllowedHeader_1

Sample Response: Getting Bucket Metadata and CORS Configuration

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Server: OBS
x-obs-request-id: BF260000016439C734E0788404623FA8
Content-Type: application/xml
x-obs-storage-class: STANDARD
x-obs-id-2: 32AAAQAAEAABAAAQAAEAABAAAQAAEAABCSxwLpq9Hzf3OnaXr+pI/OPLKdrtiQAF
Date: WED, 01 Jul 2015 02:30:25 GMT
x-obs-bucket-location: region
Access-Control-Allow-Origin: www.example.com
Access-Control-Allow-Methods: POST,GET,HEAD,PUT
Access-Control-Allow-Headers: AllowedHeader_1
Access-Control-Max-Age: 100
Access-Control-Expose-Headers: ExposeHeader_1
x-obs-version: 3.0
Content-Length: 0