Chapter 3. The Glance REST API

Glance has a RESTful API that exposes both metadata about registered virtual machine images and the image data itself.

A host that runs the bin/glance-api service is said to be a Glance API Server.

Assume there is a Glance API server running at the URL http://glance.example.com.

Let's walk through how a user might request information from this server.