Get Share Properties
Updated: August 4, 2015
The Get Share Properties request returns all user-defined metadata and system properties for the specified share. The data returned does not include the share's list of files.
The Get Share Properties request may be constructed as follows. HTTPS is recommended.
Replace the path components shown in the request URI with your own, as follows:
The name of your storage account.
The name of your file share.
For details on path naming restrictions, see Naming and Referencing Shares, Directories, Files, and Metadata.
The following additional parameters can be specified in the request URI.
Optional. The timeout parameter is expressed in seconds. For more information, see Setting Timeouts for File Service Operations.
The following table describes required and optional request headers.
Required. Specifies the authentication scheme, account name, and signature. For more information, see Authentication for the Azure Storage Services.
Date or x-ms-date
Required. Specifies the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) for the request. For more information, see Authentication for the Azure Storage Services.
Required for all authenticated requests. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. For more information, see Versioning for the Azure Storage Services.
The response includes an HTTP status code and a set of response headers.
A successful operation returns status code 200 (OK).
For information about status codes, see Status and Error Codes.
The response for this operation includes the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers. All standard headers conform to the HTTP/1.1 protocol specification.
Returns the date and time the share was last modified. The date format follows RFC 1123. For more information, see Representation of Date/Time Values in Headers. Any operation that modifies the share or its properties updates the last modified time. Operations on files do not affect the last modified time of the share.
A set of name-value pairs that contain the user-defined metadata of the share.
The ETag contains a value that you can use to perform operations conditionally, in quotes.
This header uniquely identifies the request that was made and can be used for troubleshooting the request. For more information, see Troubleshooting API Operations.
Indicates the version of the File service used to execute the request.
A UTC date/time value generated by the service that indicates the time at which the response was initiated.
Returns the current share quota in GB for version 2015-02-21 and above.
Response Status: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Response Headers: Transfer-Encoding: chunked x-ms-meta-name: some_metadata Date: <date> ETag: "0x8CB171DBEAD6A6B" Last-Modified: <date> x-ms-version: 2015-02-21 x-ms-share-quota: 55 Server: Windows-Azure-File/1.0 Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0
Only the account owner may call this operation.