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

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GetObjectAcl

Returns the access control list (ACL) of an object. To use this operation, you must have READ_ACP access to the object.

Versioning

By default, GET returns ACL information about the current version of an object. To return ACL information about a different version, use the versionId subresource.

The following operations are related to GetObjectAcl:

Request Syntax

GET /{Key+}?acl&VersionId=VersionId HTTP/1.1 Host: Bucket.s3.amazonaws.com x-amz-request-payer: RequestPayer

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

Bucket

The bucket name of the object for which to get the ACL information.

Key

The key of the object for which to get the ACL information.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1.

versionId

VersionId used to reference a specific version of the object.

x-amz-request-payer

Confirms that the requester knows that she or he will be charged for the request. Bucket owners need not specify this parameter in their requests. Documentation on downloading objects from requester pays buckets can be found at http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/ObjectsinRequesterPaysBuckets.html

Valid Values: requester

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 x-amz-request-charged: RequestCharged <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetObjectAclOutput> <Owner> <DisplayName>string</DisplayName> <ID>string</ID> </Owner> <AccessControlList> <Grant> <Grantee> <DisplayName>string</DisplayName> <EmailAddress>string</EmailAddress> <ID>string</ID> <xsi:type>string</xsi:type> <URI>string</URI> </Grantee> <Permission>string</Permission> </Grant> </AccessControlList> </GetObjectAclOutput>

Response Elements

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

The response returns the following HTTP headers.

x-amz-request-charged

If present, indicates that the requester was successfully charged for the request.

Valid Values: requester

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

GetObjectAclOutput

Root level tag for the GetObjectAclOutput parameters.

Required: Yes

Grants

A list of grants.

Type: Array of Grant data types

Owner

Container for the bucket owner's display name and ID.

Type: Owner data type

Examples

Sample Request

The following request returns information, including the ACL, of the object, my-image.jpg.

GET /my-image.jpg?acl HTTP/1.1 Host: bucket.s3.amazonaws.com Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:32:00 GMT Authorization: authorization string

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amz-id-2: eftixk72aD6Ap51TnqcoF8eFidJG9Z/2mkiDFu8yU9AS1ed4OpIszj7UDNEHGran x-amz-request-id: 318BC8BC148832E5 x-amz-version-id: 4HL4kqtJlcpXroDTDmJ+rmSpXd3dIbrHY+MTRCxf3vjVBH40Nrjfkd Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:32:00 GMT Last-Modified: Sun, 1 Jan 2006 12:00:00 GMT Content-Length: 124 Content-Type: text/plain Connection: close Server: AmazonS3 <AccessControlPolicy> <Owner> <ID>75aa57f09aa0c8caeab4f8c24e99d10f8e7faeebf76c078efc7c6caea54ba06a</ID> <DisplayName>mtd@amazon.com</DisplayName> </Owner> <AccessControlList> <Grant> <Grantee xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:type="CanonicalUser"> <ID>75aa57f09aa0c8caeab4f8c24e99d10f8e7faeebf76c078efc7c6caea54ba06a</ID> <DisplayName>mtd@amazon.com</DisplayName> </Grantee> <Permission>FULL_CONTROL</Permission> </Grant> </AccessControlList> </AccessControlPolicy>

Sample Request Getting the ACL of the Specific Version of an Object

The following request returns information, including the ACL, of the specified version of the object, my-image.jpg.

GET /my-image.jpg?versionId=3/L4kqtJlcpXroDVBH40Nr8X8gdRQBpUMLUo&acl HTTP/1.1 Host: bucket.s3.amazonaws.com Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:32:00 GMT Authorization: authorization string

Sample Response Showing the ACL of the Specific Version

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amz-id-2: eftixk72aD6Ap51TnqcoF8eFidJG9Z/2mkiDFu8yU9AS1ed4OpIszj7UDNEHGran x-amz-request-id: 318BC8BC148832E5 Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:32:00 GMT Last-Modified: Sun, 1 Jan 2006 12:00:00 GMT x-amz-version-id: 3/L4kqtJlcpXroDTDmJ+rmSpXd3dIbrHY+MTRCxf3vjVBH40Nr8X8gdRQBpUMLUo Content-Length: 124 Content-Type: text/plain Connection: close Server: AmazonS3 <AccessControlPolicy> <Owner> <ID>75aa57f09aa0c8caeab4f8c24e99d10f8e7faeebf76c078efc7c6caea54ba06a</ID> <DisplayName>mdtd@amazon.com</DisplayName> </Owner> <AccessControlList> <Grant> <Grantee xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:type="CanonicalUser"> <ID>75aa57f09aa0c8caeab4f8c24e99d10f8e7faeebf76c078efc7c6caea54ba06a</ID> <DisplayName>mdtd@amazon.com</DisplayName> </Grantee> <Permission>FULL_CONTROL</Permission> </Grant> </AccessControlList> </AccessControlPolicy>

See Also

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