Request and response types¶
The Rackspace Cloud Load Balancers API supports both the JSON and XML data serialization formats.
The request format is specified by using the
Content-Type header and is
required for operations that have a request body.
The response format can be specified in requests either by using the
header or adding an
.json extension to the request URI. A
response can be serialized using a format that is different from the request.
If no response format is specified, JSON is the default. If conflicting formats
are specified by using both an
Accept header and a query extension, the
query extension takes precedence.
Some operations support an Atom representation that can be used to efficiently determine when the state of services has changed.
|Format||Accept header||Query extension||Default|