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View Versions of a File in Edge Drive Share Using ID (REST API: GET)

Use this operation to view the first 50 versions of a shared file or a file that resides within a shared folder in an Edge Drive based on the GUID of the file. The versions are listed in descending order so that the latest version is the top result.

Request

Syntax

GET <webservice>/drive/share/{shareId}/file/{fileId}/versions HTTP/1.1
Host: <host name>
Accept: {application/xml | application/json}
Authtoken: <authentication token>

where <webservice> is the root path used to route the API requests to the Web Server.

For more information, see Available Web Services for REST API.

Request Parameters

Name

Description

Required

shareId

The unique identifier (syncWebFolderId response) returned when you share a file or folder or view the shared files and folders. If the shareId is not known, see View Shared Files and Folders to retrieve it.

Yes

fileId

The GUID of the file. GUID is a unique identifier for a file or folder and remains the same even when you rename or move the file or folder to another path.

To retrieve the GUID of the file or folder, see View Edge Drive File Properties.

Yes

Request Headers

Name

Description

Host

The host name of the Web Server or Web Console used in the API request.

Accept

The format of the response. Valid values are: application/xml or application/json.

Authtoken

The authentication token received after successfully logging on. For details on receiving an authentication token, see Authentication.

Response

Response Parameters

Parameter

Description

Element

owner

The user who shared the file.

fileResources

modifiedTime

The last modified time of the file.

fileResources

previewUrl

The URL for previewing the file. By default, a relative URL is returned.

fileResources

parentPath

The path to the parent folder, relative from the share root path.

fileResources

downloadUrl

The URL for downloading the file. By default, a relative download URL is returned.

To generate the complete URL for download, see Generating Full Download URLs.

fileResources

versionGUID

The GUID of the file version.

fileResources

parentGuid

The GUID of the parent folder.

fileResources

GUID

The GUID of the latest version of the file.

fileResources

name

Name of the file.

fileResources

file

'file=1' indicates the request item is a file.

fileResources

path

The path to the file, relative from the share root path.

fileResources

sizeinBytes

The size of the file.

fileResources

Examples

Sample Request

GET <webservice>/drive/share/179566/file/d73788d23f274840b3b3703e3d070f93/versions HTTP/1.1
Host: client.mydomain.com
Accept: application/json
Authtoken: QSDK 38568012f4d1e8ee1841d283a47aa3ba78e124ea58354b5fc6
0f4dab8a63347d05cf5552484dafda3bfa4c5db84e580b1cb37bcf8e65b39f7f
8549a443e6f78a2c7be3f31b3d845e24776c835e498e8e883bb40c46bd15af4f
40ca94e823acedcdd4e9659e74b34a07a85c4586cd2ed914b6dce015874783ef7
68fda78183a4208930954a377f66eb56c8b92cexampl4s437a19317ca6ce7f323
3d5a01aca35dbad93468b833f2cf71010809006a937670adce711ca8be46638e8

Sample Response

JSON

{
"fileResources": [
{
"owner": "(jdoe@mycompany.com)",
"modifiedTime": 1481595468,
"previewUrl": "/drive/file/version/e6c98f8d232cf89ac745621cf165977d/action/preview",
"parentPath": "\\DemoShareFolder",
"GUID": "d73788d23f274840b3b3703e3d070f93",
"sizeinBytes": 17,
"downloadUrl": "/drive/file/version/e6c98f8d232cf89ac745621cf165977d/action/download",
"directory": false,
"versionGUID": "e6c98f8d232cf89ac745621cf165977d",
"path": "\\DemoShareFolder\\DemoFile1.doc",
"file": true,
"parentGuid": "1898de86bca04837a67c335978a34d9d",
"name": "DemoFile1.doc"
}
]
}
{
"fileResources": [
{
"owner": "(jdoe@mycompany.com)",
"modifiedTime": 1481595493,
"previewUrl": "/drive/file/version/e6c98f8d232cf89ac745621cf165977d/action/preview",
"parentPath": "\\DemoShareFolder",
"GUID": "d73788d23f274840b3b3703e3d070f93",
"sizeinBytes": 18,
"downloadUrl": "/drive/file/version/e6c98f8d232cf89ac745621cf165977d/action/download",
"directory": false,
"versionGUID": "e6c98f8d232cf89ac745621cf165978d",
"path": "\\DemoShareFolder\\DemoFile1.doc",
"file": true,
"parentGuid": "1898de86bca04837a67c335978a34d9d",
"name": "DemoFile1.doc"
}
]
}

XML

<App_FileResourceListResponse>
<fileResources owner="(jdoe@mycompany)" modifiedTime="1481595468" previewUrl="/drive/file/version/5b2752803d1dce3d2939300df592c5ee/action/preview" parentPath="\DemoShareFolder" GUID="b235825280f346ccba8faaad9df77d82" sizeinBytes="17" downloadUrl="/drive/file/version/5b2752803d1dce3d2939300df592c5ee/action/download" directory="0" versionGUID="5b2752803d1dce3d2939300df592c5ee" path="\DemoShareFolder\DemoFile1.doc" file="1" parentGuid="91f31e346319464daeafa80abf725fca" name="DemoFile1.doc" />
</App_FileResourceListResponse><App_FileResourceListResponse>
<fileResources owner="(jdoe@mycompany)" modifiedTime="1481595493" previewUrl="/drive/file/version/5b2752803d1dce3d2939300df592c5ee/action/preview" parentPath="\DemoShareFolder" GUID="b235825280f346ccba8faaad9df77d82" sizeinBytes="18" downloadUrl="/drive/file/version/5b2752803d1dce3d2939300df592c5ee/action/download" directory="0" versionGUID="5b2752803d1dce3d2939300df592c5cc" path="\DemoShareFolder\DemoFile1.doc" file="1" parentGuid="91f31e346319464daeafa80abf725fca" name="DemoFile1.doc" />
</App_FileResourceListResponse>

Supported Error Codes

Code

Status

Description

400

Bad Request

The request is missing required parameters or the file/folder name has some unacceptable characters.

403

Forbidden

The user does not have access to the share or the file/folder requested is not accessible inside the share.

404

Not Found

The specified file or folder does not exist.

Last modified: 10/13/2017 9:31:30 AM