Learn about new features, enhancements, known issues, resolved issues, and other important details for Rackspace Cloud Files API 1 service in the following release note information.
For information about using the API, see the documentation overview.
You can now copy objects between different accounts on the server. For more information, see Account to account copy.
Destination-Accountheader, which is used to make an account to account copy, has been added to the COPY command request parameters in the copy object operation.
X-Copy-From-Accountheader, which is used to make an account to account copy, to the PUT command request parameters in the create or update object operation.
The ability to bulk import data is being removed. Starting January 1, 2015, this service will not be available.
x-delete-after parameters have been added to
FormPost. These parameters enable you to set the expiration
for an object that is uploaded by using FormPost.
The format for CDN logs has changed from storing the month as three letters to using the following format: DD/MM/YYYY (for example, 16/07/2014).
The time to live (TTL) maximum value has been changed to 1 year (31536000 seconds) instead of 50 years (1577836800 seconds).
The Sydney data center now provides bulk imports.
The following object methods have been updated to include the
X-Detect-Content-Type header in the request:
If you set this header to
Content-Type that is sent
in the request (if any) is ignored, and the
Content-Type is determined
by using the Python mimetypes library based on the object path.
The following operations were added:
Users who can set container metadata can now implement simple quotas on Cloud Files containers. See Container quotas.
Support for static large objects (SLO) has been added. See Creating a static large object.
File name overrides have been added to the TempURL feature. See Override TempURL file names .
The Cloud Files CDN now allows you to stream video to iOS devices without needing to convert your video. See iOS streaming.
Container-level headers for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) have been added. See CORS headers for containers.
You can now use access log delivery to analyze the number of requests for each object, the client IP address, and time-based usage patterns (such as monthly or seasonal usage). See Access log delivery.
Multi-region functionality was added. See Service access endpoints for a list of the different access endpoints.
CDN URLs have been changed to enhance the scale and security of the CDN. Previously existing URLs continue to work as new URLs are rolled out.
The time to live (TTL) maximum has been refreshed to one year. Previously set TTLs for existing objects in the CDN continue to work as the new limit is rolled out for new objects.
Fixed static web error handling. Create a custom error page for your users so that they don’t get generic, unbranded error pages like 404 pages.