Indicates if a bucket exists and whether the requester has READ access to it.
If you make a HEAD request that's scoped to a bucket that doesn't exist, you
will get a 404 Not Found status
code and the body of the error response will contain
Query string parameters
This request does not typically include query string parameters.
||The authentication string for the request.||Yes|
The length of the request body without headers (in bytes).
||The date and time of the request.||No|
||The URI for Cloud Storage. For more information, see Request Endpoints.||Yes|
||The project to be billed for charges associated with the request.||No|
Request body elements
This request does not include an XML document in the request body.
HEAD / HTTP/1.1 Host: BUCKET_NAME.storage.googleapis.com Date: DATE Content-Length: 0 Authorization: AUTHENTICATION_STRING
The request returns standard response headers.
Response body elements
The response does not include an XML document in the response body. Error responses to HEAD requests also do not contain a response body.
The following sample shows a HEAD request for a bucket named
HEAD / HTTP/1.1 Host: travel-maps.storage.googleapis.com Authorization: Bearer ya29.AHES6ZRVmB7fkLtd1XTmq6mo0S1wqZZi3-Lh_s-6Uw7p8vtgSwg
HTTP/1.1 200 OK ...