Request and response types#
The Rackspace Cloud Networks API supports JSON data serialization format.
The request format is specified by using the
Content-Type header and is
required for operations that have a request body.
The syntax for the
Content-Type header is:
The response format can be specified in requests either by using the
header or adding a
.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
You specify a json response format by using one of the following methods:
Acceptheader. The syntax for the
Query extension. Add the
.jsonextension to the request URI. For example, the
.jsonextension in the following URI request specifies that the response body is returned in JSON format.
If you do not specify a response format, JSON is the default.