GET Bucket versioning

Last updated: 2019-11-07 18:15:08


The GET Bucket versioning API is used to get the versioning information of a bucket.


  1. To get the versioning state of a bucket, you need to have the permission to read the bucket.
  2. There are three versioning states: not enabled, enabled, or suspended.
  • If you have never enabled or suspended versioning for the bucket, the response is:

  • If you have enabled versioning for the bucket, the response is:

  • If you have suspended versioning for the bucket, the response is:



Sample Request

GET /?versioning HTTP 1.1
Host: <BucketName-APPID>.cos.<Region>
Date: GMT date
Authorization: Auth String

Authorization: Auth String (see Request Signature for details).

Request Headers

Common Headers

The implementation of this request uses a common request header. For more information on common request headers, see Common Request Headers.

Special Headers

This request does not use any special request header.

Request Body

The request body of this request is empty.


Response Headers

Common Response Headers

This response contains a common response header. For more information on common response headers, see Common Response Headers.

Special Response Headers

This response does not have special response headers.

Response Body


Please find the details below:

Node Name (Keyword) Parent Node Description Type
VersioningConfiguration None Describes the detailed information on versioning Container
Status VersioningConfiguration Indicates whether versioning is enabled; enumerators: Suspended, Enabled Enum


GET /?versioning HTTP/1.1
Connection: keep-alive
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
Accept: */*
User-Agent: python-requests/2.12.4
Authorization: q-sign-algorithm=sha1&q-ak=AKID15IsskiBQKTZbAo6WhgcBqVls9Sm****&q-sign-time=1480932292;1981012292&q-key-time=1480932292;1981012292&q-url-param-list=versioning&q-header-list=host&q-signature=5118a936049f9d44482bbb61309235cf4abe****


HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/xml
Content-Length: 120
Connection: keep-alive
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:15:16 GMT
Server: tencent-cos
x-cos-request-id: NTk5ZDM5OTRfZDNhZDM1MGFfMjYyMTFfZmU3****

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8' ?>