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This implementation of the
GET operation uses the
torrent subresource to return torrent files from a bucket.
BitTorrent can save you bandwidth when you're distributing large files. For more
information about BitTorrent, see Amazon S3 Torrent.
You can get torrent only for objects that are less than 5 GB in size.
GET, you must have
READ access to the object.
ObjectName?torrent HTTP/1.1 Host:
This implementation of the operation does not use request parameters.
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 does not use request elements.
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.
This example retrieves the Torrent file for the "Nelson" object in the "quotes" bucket.
GET /quotes/Nelson?torrent HTTP/1.0 Host: bucket.s3.amazonaws.com Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:32:00 GMT Authorization: AWS AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE:0RQf4/cRonhpaBX5sCYVf1bNRuU=
HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amz-request-id: 7CD745EBB7AB5ED9 Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 12:00:00 GMT Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=Nelson.torrent; Content-Type: application/x-bittorrent Content-Length: 537 Server: AmazonS3 <body: a Bencoded dictionary as defined by the BitTorrent specification>