The replication operation creates a replica of a COS object of up to 5 GB in a single request. To replicate an object over 5 GB, you need to use the multipart upload API. With the replication operation, you can:
In the replication operation, the metadata of the source object is inherited by default, while the creation date is subject to the replica’s creation date.
- Copy and paste are not supported for objects in the ARCHIVE storage class.
- Objects in MAZ buckets cannot be replicated to an OAZ bucket.
- A sub-account should be granted with
GetObjectACLpermissions to replicate objects.
You can replicate objects in the COS console. For more information, please see Copying Objects in Console Guide.
You can directly use RESTful APIs to initiate an object replication request. For more information, please see PUT Object - Copy.
You can directly call the object replication method in the SDK. For more information, please see the SDK documentation for the corresponding programming language below: