The GetSymlink operation is used to obtain a symbolic link which you must have the permission to read.

Request syntax

GET /ObjectName? symlink HTTP/1.1
Date: GMT Date
Authorization: SignatureValue

Response header

Name Type Description
x-oss-symlink-target String The target file that the symbolic link points to.

Detail analysis

If the symbolic link does not exist, the system returns the 404 Not Found error. Error code: NoSuchKey.


Request example:

GET /link-to-oss.jpg? symlink HTTP/1.1
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 06:38:30 GMT
Authorization: OSS qn6qrrqxo2oawuk53otfjbyc:UNQDb7GapEgJCZkcde6OhZ9Jfe8=

Response example:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Server: AliyunOSS
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 06:38:30 GMT
Last-Modified: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 06:07:48 GMT
Content-Length: 0
Connection: keep-alive
x-oss-request-id: 5650BD72207FB30443962F9A
x-oss-symlink-target: oss.jpg
ETag: "A797938C31D59EDD08D86188F6D5B872"