This operation is useful to determine if a bucket exists and you have permission to access
it. The operation returns a
200 OK if the bucket exists and you have
permission to access it. Otherwise, the operation might return responses such as
404 Not Found and
For information about permissions required for this bucket operation, go to Specifying Permissions in a Policy in the Amazon Simple Storage Service Developer Guide.
HEAD / HTTP/1.1 Host:
authorization string(see Authenticating Requests (AWS Signature Version 4))
This implementation of the operation does not use request parameters.
This implementation of the operation does not use request elements.
This implementation of the operation uses only request headers that are common to all operations. For more information, see Common Request Headers.
This implementation of the operation uses only response headers that are common to most responses. For more information, see Common Response Headers.
This implementation of the operation does not return response elements.
This implementation of the operation does not return special errors. For general information about Amazon S3 errors and a list of error codes, see Error Responses.
HEAD / HTTP/1.1 Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 21:34:55 GMT Authorization:
authorization stringHost: myawsbucket.s3.amazonaws.com Connection: Keep-Alive
HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amz-id-2: JuKZqmXuiwFeDQxhD7M8KtsKobSzWA1QEjLbTMTagkKdBX2z7Il/jGhDeJ3j6s80 x-amz-request-id: 32FE2CEB32F5EE25 Date: Fri, 10 2012 21:34:56 GMT Server: AmazonS3