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Developer Guide (API Version 2012-06-01)

Get Vault Access Policy (GET access-policy)

Description

This operation retrieves the access-policy subresource set on the vault—for more information on setting this subresource, see Set Vault Access Policy (PUT access-policy). If there is no access policy set on the vault, the operation returns a 404 Not found error. For more information about vault access policies, see Amazon Glacier Access Control with Vault Access Policies.

Requests

To return the current vault access policy, send an HTTP GET request to the URI of the vault's access-policy subresource.

Syntax

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GET /AccountId/vaults/vaultName/access-policy HTTP/1.1 Host: glacier.Region.amazonaws.com Date: Date Authorization: SignatureValue x-amz-glacier-version: 2012-06-01

Note

The AccountId value is the AWS account ID of the account that owns the vault. You can either specify an AWS account ID or optionally a single '-' (hyphen), in which case Amazon Glacier uses the AWS account ID associated with the credentials used to sign the request. If you use an account ID, do not include any hyphens ('-') in the ID.

Request Parameters

This operation does not use request parameters.

Request Headers

This operation uses only request headers that are common to all operations. For information about common request headers, see Common Request Headers.

Request Body

This operation does not have a request body.

Responses

In response, Amazon Glacier returns the vault access policy in JSON format in the body of the response.

Syntax

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HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: x-amzn-RequestId Date: Date Content-Type: application/json Content-Length: length { "Policy": "string" }

Response Headers

This operation uses only response headers that are common to most responses. For information about common response headers, see Common Response Headers.

Response Body

The response body contains the following JSON fields.

Policy

The vault access policy as a JSON string, which uses "\" as an escape character.

Type: String

Errors

For information about Amazon Glacier exceptions and error messages, see Error Responses.

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to get a vault access policy.

Example Request

In this example, a GET request is sent to the URI of a vault's access-policy subresource.

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GET /-/vaults/examplevault/access-policy HTTP/1.1 Host: glacier.us-west-2.amazonaws.com x-amz-Date: 20141123T120000Z x-amz-glacier-version: 2012-06-01 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20141123/us-west-2/glacier/aws4_request,SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date;x-amz-glacier-version,Signature=9257c16da6b25a715ce900a5b45b03da0447acf430195dcb540091b12966f2a2

Example Response

If the request was successful, Amazon Glacier returns the vault access policy as a JSON string in the body of the response. The returned JSON string uses "\" as an escape character, as shown in the Set Vault Access Policy (PUT access-policy) examples. However, the following example shows the returned JSON string without escape characters for readability.

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HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: AAABZpJrTyioDC_HsOmHae8EZp_uBSJr6cnGOLKp_XJCl-Q Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:00 GMT Content-Type: application/json Content-Length: length { "Policy": " { "Version": "2012-10-17", "Statement": [ { "Sid": "allow-time-based-deletes", "Principal": { "AWS": "999999999999" }, "Effect": "Allow", "Action": "glacier:Delete*", "Resource": [ "arn:aws:glacier:us-west-2:999999999999:vaults/examplevault" ], "Condition": { "DateGreaterThan": { "aws:CurrentTime": "2018-12-31T00:00:00Z" } } } ] } " }