Rackspace Cloud Images API v2.0#

Last updated: Jul 21, 2021

The Rackspace Cloud Images API service enables developers to create and manipulate images, image members, and associated metadata through a simple Representational State Transfer (REST) web service interface.

The Cloud Images service is closely aligned with the Rackspace Cloud Servers service and Cloud Files service. Images are captured from, and applied to, cloud servers and are stored on, and retrieved from, Cloud Files storage.

This guide is intended to assist software developers who want to develop applications by using the REST application programming interface (API) for the Rackspace Cloud Images service.

To use the information provided here, you should have a general understanding of the Rackspace Cloud Images service and have a Rackspace Cloud account with access to the Cloud Images service. You should also be familiar with the following technologies:

  • RESTful web services

  • HTTP/1.1

  • JSON data serialization format

Use the following links to jump directly to user and reference information for the Cloud Images service REST API: