List Tags For Vault (GET tags) - Amazon S3 Glacier

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List Tags For Vault (GET tags)

This operation lists all the tags attached to a vault. The operation returns an empty map if there are no tags. For more information about tags, see Tagging Amazon S3 Glacier Resources.

Request Syntax

To list the tags for a vault, send an HTTP GET request to the tags URI as shown in the following syntax example.

GET /AccountId/vaults/vaultName/tags HTTP/1.1 Host: Date: Date Authorization: SignatureValue x-amz-glacier-version: 2012-06-01


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 S3 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

This operation does not use 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.


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

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: x-amzn-RequestId Date: Date Content-Type: application/json Content-Length: Length { "Tags": { "string" : "string", "string" : "string" } }

Response Headers

This operation uses only response headers that are common to most responses. For information about common response headers, see Common Response Headers.

Response Body

The response body contains the following JSON fields.


The tags attached to the vault. Each tag is composed of a key and a value.

Type: String to String map

Required: Yes


For information about Amazon S3 Glacier exceptions and error messages, see Error Responses.


Example: List Tags For a Vault

The following example lists the tags for a vault.

Example Request

In this example, a GET request is sent to retrieve a list of tags from the specified vault.

GET /-/vaults/examplevault/tags HTTP/1.1 Host: x-amz-Date: 20170210T120000Z x-amz-glacier-version: 2012-06-01 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20141123/us-west-2/glacier/aws4_request,SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date;x-amz-glacier-version,Signature=9257c16da6b25a715ce900a5b45b03da0447acf430195dcb540091b12966f2a2

Example Response

If the request was successful, Amazon S3 Glacier (S3 Glacier) returns a HTTP 200 OK with a list of tags for the vault as shown in the following example.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: AAABZpJrTyioDC_HsOmHae8EZp_uBSJr6cnGOLKp_XJCl-Q Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2017 12:02:00 GMT Content-Type: application/json Content-Length: length { "Tags", { "examplekey1": "examplevalue1", "examplekey2": "examplevalue2" } }

See Also

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