S3 Ping Operation:Ping

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Ping

GET ?ping

The ping operation is an unauthenticated call to the S3 service to verify that the S3 service is available, and whether or not the dataservice node is in Maintenance Mode. This call is useful for load balancers to verify the host is operational and the S3 service is running.

URL Format

Host Style: http://ns1.emc.com/?ping


Response Body

Always returns 200 and a response body containing items whose current states were tested, for example Name: MAINTENANCE_MODE with Status: ON, OFF, or UNKNOWN

Field Description Type Notes
<PingList>
<PingItem>     0-* Elements
<Name> name of the item that S3 ping can report status on String
<Status> the status of the ping'able item String
<Text> arbitrary text may accompany this item String
</PingItem>      
</PingList>
Notes: