Amazon Simple Storage Service
API Reference (API Version 2006-03-01)

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GetBucketLogging

Returns the logging status of a bucket and the permissions users have to view and modify that status. To use GET, you must be the bucket owner.

The following operations are related to GetBucketLogging:

Request Syntax

GET /?logging HTTP/1.1 Host: Bucket.s3.amazonaws.com

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

Bucket

The bucket name for which to get the logging information.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetBucketLoggingOutput> <LoggingEnabled> <TargetBucket>string</TargetBucket> <TargetGrants> <Grant> <Grantee> <DisplayName>string</DisplayName> <EmailAddress>string</EmailAddress> <ID>string</ID> <xsi:type>string</xsi:type> <URI>string</URI> </Grantee> <Permission>string</Permission> </Grant> </TargetGrants> <TargetPrefix>string</TargetPrefix> </LoggingEnabled> </GetBucketLoggingOutput>

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in XML format by the service.

GetBucketLoggingOutput

Root level tag for the GetBucketLoggingOutput parameters.

Required: Yes

LoggingEnabled

Describes where logs are stored and the prefix that Amazon S3 assigns to all log object keys for a bucket. For more information, see PUT Bucket logging in the Amazon Simple Storage Service API Reference.

Type: LoggingEnabled data type

Examples

Sample Request

The following request returns the logging status for mybucket.

GET ?logging HTTP/1.1 Host: mybucket.s3.amazonaws.com Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 12:00:00 GMT Authorization: authorization string

Sample Response Showing an Enabled Logging Status

HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 12:00:00 GMT Connection: close Server: AmazonS3 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <BucketLoggingStatus xmlns="http://doc.s3.amazonaws.com/2006-03-01"> <LoggingEnabled> <TargetBucket>mybucketlogs</TargetBucket> <TargetPrefix>mybucket-access_log-/</TargetPrefix> <TargetGrants> <Grant> <Grantee xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:type="AmazonCustomerByEmail"> <EmailAddress>user@company.com</EmailAddress> </Grantee> <Permission>READ</Permission> </Grant> </TargetGrants> </LoggingEnabled> </BucketLoggingStatus>

Sample Response Showing a Disabled Logging Status

HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 12:00:00 GMT Connection: close Server: AmazonS3 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <BucketLoggingStatus xmlns="http://doc.s3.amazonaws.com/2006-03-01" />

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: