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Developer Guide (API Version 2012-06-01)

Purchase Provisioned Capacity (POST provisioned-capacity)

This operation purchases a provisioned capacity unit for an AWS account.

Requests

To purchase provisioned capacity unit for an AWS account send an HTTP POST request to the provisioned-capacity URI.

Syntax

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POST /AccountId/provisioned-capacity HTTP/1.1 Host: glacier.Region.amazonaws.com Date: Date Authorization: SignatureValue Content-Length: Length x-amz-glacier-version: 2012-06-01

Note

The AccountId value is the AWS account ID. This value must match the AWS account ID associated with the credentials used to sign the request. 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 specify your account ID, do not include any hyphens ('-') in the ID.

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

If the operation request is successful, the service returns an HTTP 201 Created response.

Syntax

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HTTP/1.1 201 Created x-amzn-RequestId: x-amzn-RequestId Date: Date x-amz-capacity-id: CapacityId

Response Headers

A successful response includes the following response headers, in addition to the response headers that are common to all operations. For more information about common response headers, see Common Response Headers.

Name Description

x-amz-capacity-id

The ID that identifies the provisioned capacity unit.

Type: String

Response Body

This operation does not return a response body.

Errors

This operation includes the following error(s), in addition to the possible errors common to all Amazon Glacier operations. For information about Amazon Glacier errors and a list of error codes, see Error Responses.

Code Description HTTP Status Code Type
LimitExceededException Returned if the given request would exceed the account's limit of provisioned capacity units. 400 Bad Request Client

Examples

The following example purchases provisioned capacity for an account.

Example Request

The following example sends an HTTP POST request to purchase a provisioned capacity unit.

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POST /123456789012/provisioned-capacity HTTP/1.1 Host: glacier.us-west-2.amazonaws.com x-amz-Date: 20141123T120000Z Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20141123/us-west-2/glacier/aws4_request,SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date;x-amz-glacier-version,Signature=9257c16da6b25a715ce900a5b45b03da0447acf430195dcb540091b12966f2a2 Content-Length: length x-amz-glacier-version: 2012-06-01

Example Response

If the request was successful, Amazon Glacier returns an HTTP 201 Created response, as shown in the following example.

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HTTP/1.1 201 Created x-amzn-RequestId: AAABZpJrTyioDC_HsOmHae8EZp_uBSJr6cnGOLKp_XJCl-Q Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:02:00 GMT x-amz-capacity-id: zSaq7NzHFQDANTfQkDen4V7z