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Retrieve a file attachment's metadata

Returns a file attachment object if a valid identifier was provided. Note that only the metadata of files is returned, not their content.

Permission requirements

There are no permission requirements to view metadata for file attachments.

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URL substitution variables

:attachmentId The unique identifier for the attachment

Example request


Response parameters

An unsuccessful response will be returned in the standard format. A successful response will return the HTTP code 200 OK and the following parameters:

success Boolean true
status The string "ok"
attachment A file attachment object representing the attachment

Example response

  "success": true,
  "status": "ok",
  "attachment": {
    "id": "d91cf0be-9770-4150-9288-848df72fb14a",
    "name": "My coursework.docx",
    "temporary": true,
    "hash": "b2dbde870b92a43d78dddf47d359e052d67c9378",
    "uploadedBy": "in-matmannion-tabula-api",
    "dateUploaded": "2015-11-06T14:23:59Z"

Tabula API Methods