Intended Audience

This guide is intended to assist software developers who want to develop applications using the OpenStack Image Service API. It fully documents the ReST application programming interface (API) that allows developers to interact with the storage components of the OpenStack Object Storage system. To use the information provided here, you should first have a general understanding of the OpenStack Image Service and have access to an installation of OpenStack Image Service. You should also be familiar with:

  • ReSTful web services

  • HTTP/1.1