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Developer Guide

API Reference

This section provides documentation for the Amazon Rekognition API operations.

HTTP Headers

Beyond the usual HTTP headers, Amazon Rekognition HTTP operations have the following required headers:

Header Value Description

Content-Type:

application/x-amz-json-1.1

Specifies that the request content is JSON. Also specifies the JSON version.

X-Amz-Date:

<Date>

The date used to create the signature in the Authorization header. The format must be ISO 8601 basic in the YYYYMMDD'T'HHMMSS'Z' format. For example, the following date/time 20141123T120000Z is a valid x-amz-date for use with Amazon Rekognition.

X-Amz-Target:

RekognitionService.<operation>

The target Amazon Rekognition operation. For example, use RekognitionService.ListCollections to call the ListCollections operation.

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