Amazon S3 Glacier
Developer Guide (API Version 2012-06-01)

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Remove Tags From Vault (POST tags remove)

This operation removes one or more tags from the set of tags attached to a vault. For more information about tags, see Tagging Amazon S3 Glacier Resources.

This operation is idempotent. The operation will be successful, even if there are no tags attached to the vault.

Request Syntax

To remove tags from a vault, send an HTTP POST request to the tags URI as shown in the following syntax example.

POST /AccountId/vaults/vaultName/tags?operation=remove HTTP/1.1 Host: Date: Date Authorization: SignatureValue Content-Length: Length x-amz-glacier-version: 2012-06-01 { "TagKeys": [ "string", "string" ] }


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

Name Description Required

A single query string parameter operation with a value of remove to distinguish it from Add Tags To Vault (POST tags add).


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

The request body contains the following JSON fields.


A list of tag keys. Each corresponding tag is removed from the vault.

Type: array of Strings

Length constraint: Minimum of 1 item in the list. Maximum of 10 items in the list.

Required: Yes


If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 204 No Content response with an empty HTTP body.


HTTP/1.1 204 No Content x-amzn-RequestId: x-amzn-RequestId Date: Date

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

This operation does not return a response body.


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


Example Request

The following example sends an HTTP POST request to remove the specified tags.

POST /-/vaults/examplevault/tags?operation=remove HTTP/1.1 Host: x-amz-Date: 20170210T120000Z Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20141123/us-west-2/glacier/aws4_request,SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date;x-amz-glacier-version,Signature=9257c16da6b25a715ce900a5b45b03da0447acf430195dcb540091b12966f2a2 Content-Length: length x-amz-glacier-version: 2012-06-01 { "TagsKeys": [ "examplekey1", "examplekey2" ] }

Example Response

If the request was successful Amazon S3 Glacier (Glacier) returns a HTTP 204 No Content as shown in the following example.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content x-amzn-RequestId: AAABZpJrTyioDC_HsOmHae8EZp_uBSJr6cnGOLKp_XJCl-Q Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2017 12:02:00 GMT

See Also

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