netstorageapi

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NetstorageAPI: Akamai Netstorage API for Node.js

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NetstorageAPI is Akamai Netstorage (File/Object Store) API for Node.js 4.0+ with native http module.

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Installation

To install Netstorage API with npm global:

$ npm install --global netstorageapi

or as a development dependency for your project:

$ npm install --save netstorageapi

Example

const Netstorage = require('netstorageapi')
 
// Defaults: SSL: false
const config = {
  hostname: 'astinobj-nsu.akamaihd.net',
  keyName: 'astinobj',
  key: 'xxxxxxxxxx',
  cpCode: '407617',
  ssl: false
}
// Don't expose KEY on your public repository.
 
const ns = new Netstorage(config)
const local_source = 'hello.txt'
 
// or `/${config.cpCode}/` will asume the destination filename is the same as the source
const netstorage_destination = `/${config.cpCode}/hello.txt`
 
ns.upload(local_source, netstorage_destination, (error, response, body) => {
  if (error) { // errors other than http response codes
    console.log(`Got error: ${error.message}`)
  }
  if (response.statusCode == 200) {
    console.log(body)
  }
}); 
 
// { message: 'Request Processed.' }

Methods

delete

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  • Syntax:
ns.delete(NETSTORAGE_PATH, callback(err, response, body)) 
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_PATH string full path for the file, not the directory

dir

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  • Syntax:
ns.dir(NETSTORAGE_PATH|OPTIONS, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_PATH string full path for the directory
    OPTIONS object JSON object containing options for the dir method
  • Valid Options:

  { path: '/your/path', 
    actions: { 
      max_entries: integer,
      start: '/start/path',
      end: '/end/path/',
      prefix: 'object-prefix',
      slash: 'both'
    }
  }

list

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  • Syntax:
ns.list(NETSTORAGE_PATH|OPTIONS, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_PATH string full path to the file/directory
    OPTIONS object JSON object containing options for the list method
  • Valid Options:

  { path: '/your/path', 
    actions: { 
      max_entries: integer,
      end: '/end/path/'
    }
  }

download

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  • Syntax:
ns.download(NETSTORAGE_SOURCE, LOCAL_DESTINATION, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_SOURCE string Path to the file in NetStorage
    LOCAL_DESTINATION string Location on the local host to write the downloaded file to (Optional value)

du

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  • Syntax:
ns.du(NETSTORAGE_PATH, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_PATH string full path to the file/directory

mkdir

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  • Syntax:
ns.mkdir(DIRECTORY_NAME, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    DIRECTORY_NAME string Full path to the directory you wish to create

mtime

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  • Syntax:
ns.mtime(NETSTORAGE_PATH, UNIX_TIME, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_PATH string full path to the file/directory
    UNIX_TIME integer Unix time to set the mtime of the file to. Note that millisecond accuracy is not supported

quick_delete

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  • Syntax:
ns.quick_delete(NETSTORAGE_DIR, callback(err, response, body)) // needs to be enabled on the CP Code
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_DIR string full path to the directory you wish to delete

rename

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  • Syntax:
ns.rename(NETSTORAGE_TARGET, NETSTORAGE_DESTINATION, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_TARGET string full path to the original file/directory
    NETSTORAGE_DESTINATION string full path to the renamed file/directory

rmdir

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  • Syntax:
ns.rmdir(NETSTORAGE_DIR, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_DIR string full path to the empty object you wish to delete

stat

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  • Syntax:
ns.stat(NETSTORAGE_PATH, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_PATH string full path to the file/directory you wish to stat

symlink

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  • Syntax:
ns.symlink(NETSTORAGE_SOURCE, NETSTORAGE_TARGET, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    NETSTORAGE_SOURCE string full path to the original file
    NETSTORAGE_TARGET string full path of the new symlinked file to create

upload

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  • Syntax:
ns.upload(LOCAL_SOURCE, NETSTORAGE_DESTINATION, callback(err, response, body))
  • Parameters:

    Name Type Description
    LOCAL_SOURCE string Path to the local file you wish to upload
    NETSTORAGE_DESTINATION string Path to the location you wish to upload the file. Note that if you omit the actual filename, the source filename is used. You may only upload files using the API, not directories.

Testing

Unit tests for all of the above methods are executed via the test script. Prior to testing, create an api-config.json file in the test directory using the provided example for the required values. The excellent Mocha and ChaiJS libraries are used for all tests:

$ npm install --global mocha chai
$ npm test # use test/api-config.json

Author

Astin Choi (achoi@akamai.com)

License

Copyright 2016 Akamai Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

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