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Checking Whether Objects Exist

Last updated: 2022-05-11 12:10:07


    This document provides the SDK code samples to determine whether an object exists.

    Checking Whether Objects Exist


    This API is used to check whether an object exists in a bucket.

    Method prototype

    object_exists(Bucket, Key)

    Sample request

    # -*- coding=utf-8
    from qcloud_cos import CosConfig
    from qcloud_cos import CosS3Client
    import sys
    import logging
    # In most cases, set the log level to INFO. If you need to debug, you can set it to DEBUG and the SDK will print the communication information of the client.
    logging.basicConfig(level=logging.INFO, stream=sys.stdout)
    # 1. Set user attributes such as secret_id, secret_key, and region. Appid has been removed from CosConfig and thus needs to be specified in Bucket, which is formatted as BucketName-Appid.
    secret_id = 'SecretId'     # Replace it with the actual SecretId, which can be viewed and managed at https://console.tencentcloud.com/cam/capi
    secret_key = 'SecretKey'     # Replace it with the actual SecretKey, which can be viewed and managed at https://console.tencentcloud.com/cam/capi
    region = 'ap-beijing'      # Replace it with the actual region, which can be viewed in the console at https://console.tencentcloud.com/cos5/bucket
                              # For the list of regions supported by COS, see https://www.tencentcloud.com/document/product/436/6224
    token = None               # Token is required for temporary keys but not permanent keys. For more information about how to generate and use a temporary key, visit https://www.tencentcloud.com/document/product/436/14048
    scheme = 'https'           # Specify whether to use HTTP or HTTPS protocol to access COS. This field is optional and is `https` by default
    config = CosConfig(Region=region, SecretId=secret_id, SecretKey=secret_key, Token=token, Scheme=scheme)
    client = CosS3Client(config)
    response = client.object_exists(

    Parameter description

    Parameter Description Type Required
    Bucket Bucket name in the format of BucketName-APPID String Yes
    Key Object key, which uniquely identifies an object in a bucket. For example, if an object's access endpoint is examplebucket-1250000000.cos.ap-guangzhou.myqcloud.com/doc/pic.jpg, its key is doc/pic.jpg. String Yes

    Response description

    True means the object exists, while False means the object does not exist.

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