GetObjectLockConfiguration - Amazon Simple Storage Service


Gets the Object Lock configuration for a bucket. The rule specified in the Object Lock configuration will be applied by default to every new object placed in the specified bucket. For more information, see Locking Objects.

Request Syntax

GET /?object-lock HTTP/1.1 Host: x-amz-expected-bucket-owner: ExpectedBucketOwner

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The bucket whose Object Lock configuration you want to retrieve.

Required: Yes


The account id of the expected bucket owner. If the bucket is owned by a different account, the request will fail with an HTTP 403 (Access Denied) error.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <ObjectLockConfiguration> <ObjectLockEnabled>string</ObjectLockEnabled> <Rule> <DefaultRetention> <Days>integer</Days> <Mode>string</Mode> <Years>integer</Years> </DefaultRetention> </Rule> </ObjectLockConfiguration>

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.


Root level tag for the ObjectLockConfiguration parameters.

Required: Yes


Indicates whether this bucket has an Object Lock configuration enabled.

Type: String

Valid Values: Enabled


The Object Lock rule in place for the specified object.

Type: ObjectLockRule data type

See Also

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