Web API

Seafile Web API V2

API Basics

All API calls must be authenticated with a valid Seafile API key.

curl -H 'Authorization: Token 24fd3c026886e3121b2ca630805ed425c272cb96' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/auth/ping/

The api key can be retrieved by the obtain auth api. See the Quick Start for details.

For each API, we provide curl examples to illustrate the usage. We also provide python and javascript examples, please refer to https://github.com/haiwen/webapi-examples for details.

Status Code

  • 200: OK
  • 201: CREATED
  • 202: ACCEPTED
  • 301: MOVED_PERMANENTLY
  • 400: BAD_REQUEST
  • 403: FORBIDDEN
  • 404: NOT_FOUND
  • 409: CONFLICT
  • 429: TOO_MANY_REQUESTS
  • 440: REPO_PASSWD_REQUIRED
  • 441: REPO_PASSWD_MAGIC_REQUIRED
  • 500: INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR
  • 520: OPERATION_FAILED

Quick Start

ping

curl https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/ping/

"pong"

obtain auth token

curl -d "username=username@example.com&password=123456" https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/auth-token/

{"token": "24fd3c026886e3121b2ca630805ed425c272cb96"}

auth ping

curl -H 'Authorization: Token 24fd3c026886e3121b2ca630805ed425c272cb96' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/auth/ping/

"pong"

Account

List Accounts

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/

Request parameters

  • start (default to 0)
  • limit (default to 100)
  • scope (default None, accepted values: 'LDAP' or 'DB')

To retrieve all users, just set both start and limit to -1.

If scope parameter is passed then accounts will be searched inside the specific scope, otherwise it will be used the old approach: first LDAP and, if no account is found, DB.

Sample request

curl -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/

Sample response

[
{
    "email": "foo@foo.com"
},
{
    "email": "bar@bar.com"
}
]

Errors

  • 403 Permission error, only administrator can perform this action

Get Account Info

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/{email}/

Request parameters

Sample request

curl -v -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/user@mail.com/

Sample response

{
"is_staff": false,
"is_active": true,
"id": 2,
"create_time": 1356061187741686,
"usage": 651463187,
"total": 107374182400,
"email": "user@mail.com"
}

Errors

  • 403 Permission error, only administrator can perform this action

Check Account Info

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/account/info/

Sample request

curl -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/account/info/

Sample response

{
"usage": 26038531,
"total": 104857600,
"email": "user@example.com"
}

Errors

  • 403 Invalid token

Create Account

PUT https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/{email}/

Request parameters

  • password
  • is_staff (defaults to False)
  • is_active (defaults to True)

Sample request

curl -v -X PUT -d "password=123456" -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/newaccount@gmail.com/

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 201 CREATED
< Location: https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/newaccount@gmail.com/
...

"success"

Success

Response code 201(Created) is returned and the Location header provides shared link.

Errors

  • 403 Permission error, only administrator can perform this action

Update Account

PUT https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/{email}/

Request parameters

At least one of followings:

  • password
  • is_staff
  • is_active
  • name
  • note
  • storage

Sample request

curl -v -X PUT -d "password=654321&is_staff=true&storage=1073741824" -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/user@mail.com/

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...

"success"

Success

Response code 200(OK) is returned.

Errors

  • 400 Bad Request, keyword password is required
  • 403 Permission error, only administrator can perform this action

Migrate Account

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/{email}/

Request parameters

  • op
  • to_user this user must exist

Sample request

curl -v -d "op=migrate&to_user=user2@mail.com" -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/user@mail.com/

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...

"success"

Success

Response code 200(OK) is returned.

Errors

  • 400 Bad Request, arguments are missing or invalid
  • 403 Permission error, only administrator can perform this action

Delete Account

DELETE https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/{email}/

Sample request

curl -v -X DELETE -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/accounts/newaccount@gmail.com/

Sample response

"success"

Errors

  • 403 Permission error, only administrator can perform this action

Get Server Information

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/server-info

Note:

  • No authentication required.
  • Added in seafile community edition server 4.0.5 or pro edition server 4.0.3

Sample request

curl https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/server-info/

Sample response

Sample response from a seafile community edition server:

{
    "version": "4.0.6",
    "features": [
    "seafile-basic",
    ]
}

Sample response from a seafile pro edition server:

{
    "version": "4.0.6",
    "features": [
    "seafile-basic",
    "seafile-pro",
    "office-preview",
    "file-search"
    ]
}

Starred Files

List starred files

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/starredfiles/

Sample request

curl -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e6199b477fd" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/starredfiles/

Sample response

[
{
    "repo": "99b758e6-91ab-4265-b705-925367374cf0",
    "mtime": 1355198150,
    "org": -1,
    "path": "/foo/bar.doc",
    "dir": false,
    "size": 0
},
{
    "repo": "99b758e6-91ab-4265-b705-925367374cf0",
    "mtime": 1353751237,
    "org": -1,
    "path": "/add_folder-blue.png",
    "dir": false,
    "size": 3170
}
]

Star A File

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/starredfiles/

Request parameters

  • repo_id (post)
  • p (post)

Sample request

curl -v -d "repo_id=dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32&p=/foo.md" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/starredfiles/

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 201 CREATED
< Location: https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/starredfiles/
...
"success"

Success

Response code is 201(Created) and Location header provides url of starred file list.

Errors

  • 400 repo_id or p is missing, or p is not valid file path(e.g. /foo/bar/).

Unstar A File

DELETE https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/starredfiles/

Request parameters

  • repo_id
  • p

Sample request

curl -X DELETE -v  -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' 'https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/starredfiles/?repo_id=dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32&p=/foo.md'

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...
"success"

Success

Response code is 200(OK), and a string named "success" is returned.

Errors

  • 400 repo_id or p is missing, or p is not valid file path(e.g. /foo/bar/).

Group

List Groups

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/"

Sample response

{
    "replynum": 0,
    "groups": [
        {
            "ctime": 1398134171327948,
            "creator": "user@example.com",
            "msgnum": 0,
            "mtime": 1398231100,
            "id": 1,
            "name": "lian"
        },
        {
            "ctime": 1398236081042441,
            "creator": "user@example.com",
            "msgnum": 0,
            "mtime": 0,
            "id": 2,
            "name": "123"
        }
    ]
}

Add A Group

PUT https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/

Request parameters

  • group_name

Sample request

curl -X PUT -d "group_name=newgroup" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/"

Sample response

{"group_id": 3, "success": true}

Errors

  • 400 There is already a group with that name.

Delete Group

DELETE https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/{group_id}/

Request parameters

None

Sample request

curl -X DELETE -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/1/"

Success

200 if everything is fine.

Errors

  • 400 if ad group id format
  • 404 if Group not found
  • 403 if Forbid to delete group
  • 520 if Failed to remove group (generic error)

Rename Group

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/{group_id}/

Request parameters

  • operation (value must be 'rename')
  • newname (the new name for the group)

Sample request

curl -d "operation=rename&newname=pinkfloyd_lovers" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/1/"

Success

200 if everything is fine.

Errors

  • 404 if Group not found
  • 403 if Forbid to rename group
  • 400 if Newname is missing or if Group name is not valid of if There is already a group with that name or Operation can only be rename.

Group Member

Add A Group Member

PUT https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/{group_id}/members/

Request parameters

  • user_name

Sample request

curl -X PUT -d "user_name=user@example.com"-H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/1/members/"

Sample response

{"success": true}

Errors

  • 400 invalid group id
  • 403 only administrators can add group members
  • 404 unable to find group

Delete A Group Member

DELETE https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/{group_id}/members/

Request parameters

  • user_name

Sample request

curl -X DELETE -d "user_name=user@example.com" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/groups/1/members/"

Sample response

{"success": true}

Errors

  • 400 invalid group id
  • 403 only administrators can remove group members
  • 404 unable to find group

Group Message

Get Group Messages

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/group/msgs/{group_id}/

Request parameters

  • group_id

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/group/msgs/1/"

Sample response

{
    "next_page": -1,
    "msgs": [
        {
            "reply_cnt": 0,
            "timestamp": 1398230602,
            "replies": [],
            "from_email": "user@example.com",
            "msgid": 1,
            "msg": "test discuss",
            "nickname": "user"
        }
    ]
}

Get Group Message Detail

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/group/{group_id}/msg/{msg_id}/

Request parameters

  • group_id
  • msg_id

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/group/1/msg/1/"

Sample response

{
    "reply_cnt": 2,
    "timestamp": 1398230602,
    "replies": [
        {
            "msg": "this is another test",
            "timestamp": 1398232319,
            "nickname": "user",
            "msgid": 1,
            "from_email": "user@example.com"
        },
        {
            "msg": "this is another test",
            "timestamp": 1398232508,
            "nickname": "user",
            "msgid": 3,
            "from_email": "user@example.com"
        }
    ],
    "from_email": "user@example.com",
    "msgid": 1,
    "msg": "test discuss",
    "nickname": "user"
}

Errors

  • 404 message not found

Send A Group Message

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/group/msgs/{group_id}/

Request parameters

  • message
  • group_id
  • repo_id(optional)
  • path(optional)

Sample request

curl -d "message=this is another test&repo_id=c7436518-5f46-4296-97db-2fcba4c8c8db&path=/123.md" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/group/msgs/1/"

Sample response

{
    "msgid": 3
}

Reply A Group Message

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/group/{group_id}/msg/{msg_id}

Request parameters

  • group_id
  • msg_id
  • message

Sample request

curl -d "message=this is a reply" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/group/1/msg/1/"

Sample response

{
    "msgid": 3
}

Errors

  • 404 message not found

Get Group Message Replies

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/new_replies/

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/new_replies/"

Sample response

[
    {
        "reply_cnt": 1,
        "timestamp": 1398231100,
        "replies": [
            {
                "msg": "@user test reply",
                "timestamp": 1398234493,
                "nickname": "123",
                "msgid": 5,
                "from_email": "user@example.com"
            }
        ],
        "from_email": "user@example.com",
        "att": {
            "repo": "c7436518-5f46-4296-97db-2fcba4c8c8db",
            "path": "/123.md",
            "type": "file",
            "src": "recommend"
        },
        "msgid": 3,
        "msg": "this is another test",
        "nickname": "user"
    }
]

Share

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/shared-links/

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/shared-links/"

Sample response

{"fileshares": [{"username": "user@example.com", "repo_id": "a582d3bc-bcf5-421e-9125-741fa56d18d4", "ctime": null, "s_type": "d", "token": "e410827494", "view_cnt": 0, "path": "/123/"}, {"username": "user@example.com", "repo_id": "affc837f-7fdd-4e91-b88a-32caf99897f2", "ctime": null, "s_type": "f", "token": "0ae587a7d1", "view_cnt": 0, "path": "/lian123.md"}]}

PUT https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/shared-link/

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p (Path to the file)
  • share_type (optional, download or upload, default download)
  • password (optional)
  • expire (optional)

Sample request

Create download link for file

curl -v  -X PUT -d "p=/foo.md" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/afc3b694-7d4c-4b8a-86a4-89c9f3261b12/file/shared-link/

Create download link for directory with password and expire date

curl -v  -X PUT -d "password=password&expire=6&p=/123/" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/afc3b694-7d4c-4b8a-86a4-89c9f3261b12/file/shared-link/

Create upload link for directory

curl -v -X PUT -d "share_type=upload&p=/123/" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/afc3b694-7d4c-4b8a-86a4-89c9f3261b12/file/shared-link/

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 201 CREATED
< Location: https://cloud.seafile.com/f/9b437a7e55/
...

Success

Response code 201(Created) is returned and the Location header provides shared link.

Errors

  • 400 Path is missing
  • 400 Password(if link is encrypted) is missing
  • 500 Internal server error

DELETE https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/shared-links/?t=0ae587a7d1

Request parameters

  • t

Sample request

curl -v -X DELETE -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/shared-links/?t=0ae587a7d1"

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/send-share-link/

Request parameters

  • token
  • email
  • extra_msg (not necessary)

Sample request

curl -d "email=sample@eamil.com,invalid-email&token=4cbd625c5e" -H 'Authorization: Token ef12bf1e66a1aa797a1d6556fdc9ae84f1e9249f' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/send-share-link/

Sample response

{
    "failed": [
        {
            "email": "invalid-email",
            "error_msg": "email invalid."
        }
    ],
    "success": [
        "sample@eamil.com"
    ]
}

Errors

  • 400 token/repo_id invalid
  • 403 Permission denied.
  • 403 Sending shared link failed. Email service is not properly configured, please contact administrator.
  • 404 token/library not found

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/send-upload-link/

Request parameters

  • token
  • email
  • extra_msg (not necessary)

Sample request

curl -d "email=sample@eamil.com,invalid-email&token=4cbd625c5e" -H 'Authorization: Token ef12bf1e66a1aa797a1d6556fdc9ae84f1e9249f' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/send-upload-link/

Sample response

{
    "failed": [
        {
            "email": "invalid-email",
            "error_msg": "email invalid."
        }
    ],
    "success": [
        "sample@eamil.com"
    ]
}
  • 400 token/repo_id invalid
  • 403 Permission denied.
  • 403 Sending shared link failed. Email service is not properly configured, please contact administrator.
  • 404 token/library not found

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/d/{token}/dir/

Request parameters

  • token (upload link token)
  • p (sub folder path)
  • password (if link is encrypted)

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/d/3af7c46595/dir/?p=/subfolder/"

Sample response

[{"mtime": 1436846750, "type": "dir", "name": "sadof", "id": "1806dbdb700b7bcd49e6275107c7ccf7b3ea1776"}, {"id": "bdb06f6de972c42893fda590ac954988b562429c", "mtime": 1436431020, "type": "file", "name": "test.mdert", "size": 20}]

Shared Libraries

List Shared Libraries

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/shared-repos/

Sample request

curl -v -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/shared-repos/

Sample response

[{"repo_id": "7d42522b-1f6f-465d-b9c9-879f8eed7c6c", "share_type": "personal", "permission": "rw", "encrypted": false, "user": "user@example.com", "last_modified": 1361072500, "repo_desc": "ff", "group_id": 0, "repo_name": "\u6d4b\u8bd5\u4e2d\u6587pdf"}, {"repo_id": "79bb29cd-b683-4844-abaf-433952723ca5", "share_type": "group", "permission": "rw", "encrypted": false, "user": "user@example.com", "last_modified": 1359182468, "repo_desc": "test", "group_id": 1, "repo_name": "test_enc"}]

List Be Shared Libraries

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/beshared-repos/

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/beshared-repos/"

Sample response

"[{"user": "user@example.com", "repo_id": "989e3952-9d6f-4427-ab16-4bf9b53212eb", "share_type": "personal", "permission": "rw", "encrypted": false, "repo_desc": "lib shared to imwhatiam", "enc_version": false, "last_modified": 1398218747, "is_virtual": false, "group_id": 0, "repo_name": "lib shared to imwhatiam"}]"

Share A Library

PUT https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/shared-repos/{repo-id}/

Request parameters

  • share_type ('personal', 'group' or 'public')
  • user (or users)
  • group_id
  • permission

If share_type is 'personal' then 'user' or 'users' param are required, if share_type is 'group' then 'group_id' parameter is required. If share_type is 'public' no other params is required.

'user' or 'users' parameters can be a comma separated list of emails, in this case the share will be done for more users at the same time. If a problem is encountered during multiple users sharing then the sharing process is aborted.

Sample request

curl -X PUT -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/shared-repos/7d42522b-1f6f-465d-b9c9-879f8eed7c6c/?share_type=group&user=user@example.com&group_id=1&permission=rw"

Sample response

"success"

Unshare A Library

DELETE https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/shared-repos/{repo-id}/

Request parameters

  • share_type ('personal', 'group' or 'public')
  • user
  • group_id

If share_type is 'personal' then 'user' param is required, if share_type is 'group' then 'group_id' parameter is required. If share_type is 'public' no other params is required.

Sample request

curl -X DELETE -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/shared-repos/7d42522b-1f6f-465d-b9c9-879f8eed7c6c/?share_type=personal&user=user@example.com&group_id=0"

Sample response

"success"

Library

Library

Get Default Library

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/default-repo/

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/default-repo/"

Sample response

{
    "repo_id": "691b3e24-d05e-43cd-a9f2-6f32bd6b800e",
    "exists": true
}

Create Default Library

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/default-repo/

Sample request

curl -X POST -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/default-repo/"

Sample response

{
    "repo_id": "691b3e24-d05e-43cd-a9f2-6f32bd6b800e",
    "exists": true
}

List Libraries

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token 24fd3c026886e3121b2ca630805ed425c272cb96' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/

Sample response

[
{
    "permission": "rw",
    "encrypted": false,
    "mtime": 1400054900,
    "owner": "user@mail.com",
    "id": "f158d1dd-cc19-412c-b143-2ac83f352290",
    "size": 0,
    "name": "foo",
    "type": "repo",
    "virtual": false,
    "desc": "new library",
    "root": "0000000000000000000000000000000000000000"
},
{
    "permission": "rw",
    "encrypted": false,
    "mtime": 1400054802,
    "owner": "user@mail.com",
    "id": "0536b11a-a5fd-4482-9314-728cb3472f54",
    "size": 0,
    "name": "foo",
    "type": "repo",
    "virtual": false,
    "desc": "new library",
    "root": "0000000000000000000000000000000000000000"
}
]

Get Library Info

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/

Request parameters

  • repo-id

Sample request

curl -G -H 'Authorization: Token 24fd3c026886e3121b2ca630805ed425c272cb96' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/632ab8a8-ecf9-4435-93bf-f495d5bfe975/

Sample response

{
"encrypted": false,
"password_need": null,
"mtime": null,
"owner": "self",
"id": "632ab8a8-ecf9-4435-93bf-f495d5bfe975",
"size": 1356155,
"name": "org",
"root": "b5227040de360dd22c5717f9563628fe5510cbce",
"desc": "org file",
"type": "repo"
}

Get Library Owner

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/owner/

Request parameters

  • repo-id

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d9b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/owner/

Sample response

{
"owner": "user@example.com"
}

Errors

  • 403 Permission error, only administrator can perform this action

Get Library History

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/history/

Request parameters

  • repo-id

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d9b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/history/

Sample response

{"commits": [{"rev_file_size": 0, "rev_file_id": null, "ctime": 1398045167, "creator_name": "imwhatiam123@gmail.com", "creator": "0000000000000000000000000000000000000000", "root_id": "ca2625da6be6e211ddd584615ef3bfaa531e66aa", "rev_renamed_old_path": null, "parent_id": "205c469f0830df09b13024601524058757a43128", "new_merge": false, "repo_id": "691b3e24-d05e-43cd-a9f2-6f32bd6b800e", "desc": "Modified \"api.md\"", "id": "eb62721812e0c3122889b5facde971b353ad176b", "conflict": false, "second_parent_id": null}, {"rev_file_size": 0, "rev_file_id": null, "ctime": 1398045158, "creator_name": "imwhatiam123@gmail.com", "creator": "0000000000000000000000000000000000000000", "root_id": "0b7a31adf4ea8b29ad5a5920420b548da11dd32f", "rev_renamed_old_path": null, "parent_id": "2ba85ee6072efea51a3483843ea7de9b6d1d1eb2", "new_merge": false, "repo_id": "691b3e24-d05e-43cd-a9f2-6f32bd6b800e", "desc": "Added \"api.md\"", "id": "205c469f0830df09b13024601524058757a43128", "conflict": false, "second_parent_id": null}], "page_next": false}

Create Library

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/

Request parameters

  • name
  • desc (defaults to "new repo")
  • passwd (needed by encrypt library)

Sample request

curl -v -d "name=foo&desc=new library" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/

Sample response

{
"encrypted": "",
"enc_version": 0,
"repo_id": "f15811fd-5c19-412c-b143-2ac83f352290",
"magic": "",
"relay_id": "c5e41170db250ea497075e2911104faf0105b7fb",
"repo_version": 1,
"relay_addr": "cloud.seafile.com",
"token": "c1f3defe9ba408cd7964427ec276843e9d10c23b",
"relay_port": "10001",
"random_key": "",
"email": "user@mail.com",
"repo_name": "foo"
}

Success

Response code 200 and newly created library information are returned.

Errors

  • 400 Library name missing.
  • 520 Operation failed.

Check/Create Sub Library

check if a dir has a corresponding sub_repo, if it does not have, create one

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/dir/sub_repo/?p=/\&name=sub_lib

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p
  • name

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d9b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/dir/sub_repo/?p=/\&name=sub_lib

Sample response

{"sub_repo_id": "c0a3283c-013c-4a7c-8f68-006f06fa6dec"}

Errors

  • 400 Argument missing
  • 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR

Delete Library

DELETE https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/

Sample request

curl -v -X DELETE -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/8f5f2222-72a8-454f-ac40-8397c5a556a8/

Sample response

"success"

Errors

  • 400 Library does not exist.

  • 403 Only library owner can perform this operation.

Rename Library

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/?op=rename

Sample request

curl -d "repo_name=new-repo-name"  -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/8f5f2222-72a8-454f-ac40-8397c5a556a8/op=rename

Sample response

"success"

Errors

  • 404 Library not found.

  • 403 You do not have permission to rename this library.

  • 500 Unable to rename library

Decrypt Library

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/

Request parameters

  • password

Sample request

curl -v -d "password=123" -H 'Authorization: Token e6a33d61954f219a96b60f635cf02717964e4385' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/0c2465a5-4753-4660-8a22-65abec9ec8d0/

Sample response

"success"

Errors

  • 400 Incorrect password
  • 409 Repo is not encrypt
  • 500 Internal server error

Create Public Library

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/public/

Request parameters

  • repo-id

Sample request

curl -X POST -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d9b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/public/

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...

Success

Response code is 200(OK), and a string "success" is returned.

Errors

  • 404 Repo not found
  • 403 Forbid to access this repo
  • 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR, Unable to make repo public

Remove Public Library

DELETE https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/public/

Request parameters

  • repo-id

Sample request

curl -X DELETE -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d9b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/public/

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...

Success

Response code is 200(OK), and a string "success" is returned.

Errors

  • 404 Repo not found
  • 403 Forbid to access this repo
  • 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR, Unable to remove public repo

Fetch library download info

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/download-info/

Request parameters

  • repo-id

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d9b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/download-info/

Sample response

{
"applet_root": "https://localhost:13420",
"relay_addr": "localhost",
"token": "46acc4d9ca3d6a5c7102ef379f82ecc1edc629e1",
"repo_id": "dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32",
"relay_port": "10002",
"encrypted": "",
"repo_name": "test",
"relay_id": "8e4b13b49ca79f35732d9f44a0804940d985627c",
"email": "user@example.com"
}

List Virtual Libraries

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/virtual-repos/

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/virtual-repos/"

Sample response

{"virtual-repos":
    [
        {"virtual_perm": "rw", "store_id": null, "worktree_invalid": false, "encrypted": false, "origin_repo_name": "lian", "last_modify": 0, "no_local_history": false, "head_branch": null, "last_sync_time": 0, "id": "51344de8-456f-4dc7-ac08-718827994252", "size": 0, "share_permission": null, "worktree_changed": false, "worktree_checktime": 0, "origin_path": "/lian", "is_virtual": true, "origin_repo_id": "a582d3bc-bcf5-421e-9125-741fa56d18d4", "version": 1, "random_key": null, "is_original_owner": true, "shared_email": null, "enc_version": 0, "head_cmmt_id": "bc666fdc60d2352b9f6a0324ac64168d43724eed", "desc": null, "index_corrupted": false, "magic": null, "name": "lian", "worktree": null, "auto_sync": false, "relay_id": null},
        {"virtual_perm": "rw", "store_id": null, "worktree_invalid": false, "encrypted": false, "origin_repo_name": "lian", "last_modify": 0, "no_local_history": false, "head_branch": null, "last_sync_time": 0, "id": "c0a3283c-013c-4a7c-8f68-006f06fa6dec", "size": 0, "share_permission": null, "worktree_changed": false, "worktree_checktime": 0, "origin_path": "/", "is_virtual": true, "origin_repo_id": "a582d3bc-bcf5-421e-9125-741fa56d18d4", "version": 1, "random_key": null, "is_original_owner": true, "shared_email": null, "enc_version": 0, "head_cmmt_id": "ff18229aadc9acc73ad481278d5b4c42b3353aa0", "desc": null, "index_corrupted": false, "magic": null, "name": "123", "worktree": null, "auto_sync": false, "relay_id": null}
    ]
}

Search Libraries

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/search/

Request parameters

  • q
  • per_page (optional)

Sample request

curl -G -H 'Authorization: Token 24fd3c026886e3121b2ca630805ed425c272cb96' -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/search/?q=keyword

Sample response

{
    "has_more": false,
    "total": 3,
    "results": [
        {
            "repo_id": "691b3e24-d05e-43cd-a9f2-6f32bd6b800e",
            "name": "api.md",
            "oid": "8ea78453bb474359cd9d8e2c4c4d8d9cbdcef0a2",
            "last_modified": 1398045167,
            "fullpath": "/api.md",
            "size": 18939
        },
        {
            "repo_id": "c5509062-9bca-4933-a7e0-c6da1d5f82be",
            "name": "home.md",
            "oid": "dda57aaffa5179829e064c7d0c142f47a8a65d3b",
            "last_modified": 1397096831,
            "fullpath": "/home.md",
            "size": 1954
        },
        {
            "repo_id": "c5509062-9bca-4933-a7e0-c6da1d5f82be",
            "name": "\u5e38\u89c1\u5b89\u88c5\u95ee\u9898.md",
            "oid": "8573f982eeb478b932a55ec13218f4f90a7c5a27",
            "last_modified": 1397188959,
            "fullpath": "/\u5e38\u89c1\u5b89\u88c5\u95ee\u9898.md",
            "size": 1050
        }
    ]
}

Errors

  • 404 Search not supported.
  • 400 Missing argument q.

File

View File Through Owa

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/owa-file/?path=/foo.docx

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • path

Sample request

curl  -v  -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' 'https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/owa-file/?path=/foo.docx'

Sample response

{
    "access_token": "7decacff-6e55-4856-9734-01aaab26ef45",
    "action_url": "http://off1.off.com/wv/wordviewerframe.aspx?WOPIsrc=http%3A%2F%2F192.168.1.124%3A8000%2Fapi2%2Fwopi%2Ffiles%2F2b0750085925fa85238e5f64cfd13ed6f1076bfd%2F",
    "access_token_ttl": 1456906784000
}

After get response

In order to instantiate the Office Online applications, a host must create an HTML page that will host an iframe element within it pointing to a particular WOPI action URL. And then use a form element and POST the access_token and access_token_ttl values to the Office Online.

For more info, you can see this official docs.

Errors

  • 400 path invalid.
  • 403 permission denied.
  • 403 Library encrypted.
  • 403 Office Web App feature not enabled.
  • 403 Office Web App feature only supported in professional edition.
  • 404 File/Library not found.
  • 500 Internal Server Error

Download File

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/?p=/foo

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p
  • reuse (optional): Set reuse to 1 if you want the generated download link can be accessed more than once in one hour.

Sample request

curl  -v  -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' 'https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/file/?p=/foo.c&reuse=1'

Sample response

"https://cloud.seafile.com:8082/files/adee6094/foo.c"

Errors

  • 400 Path is missing
  • 404 File not found
  • 520 Operation failed.

Get File Detail

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/detail/?p=/foo.c

  • repo-id
  • p

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd3606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/file/detail/?p=/foo.c

Sample response

{
"id": "013d3d38fed38b3e8e26b21bb3463eab6831194f",
"mtime": 1398148877,
"type": "file",
"name": "foo.py",
"size": 22
}

Errors

  • 400 Path is missing
  • 520 Operation failed.

Get File History

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/history/?p=/foo.c

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd3606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/file/history/?p=/foo.c

Sample response

{
"commits":
    [
        {
        "rev_file_size": 0,
        "repo_id": "a582d3bc-bcf5-421e-9125-741fa56d18d4",
        "ctime": 1398149763,
        "creator_name": "user@example.com",
        "creator": "0000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
        "root_id": "b64d413d9894c9206beac3faf9c2a0d75b4a8ebf",
        "rev_renamed_old_path": null,
        "parent_id": "8e546762e1657ab22dad83e9cb1e5ea31a767c9a",
        "new_merge": false,
        "version": 1,
        "conflict": false,
        "desc": "Added \"foo.c\"",
        "id": "9464f7499bfa7363d563282361339eaf96a93318",
        "rev_file_id": "0000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
        "second_parent_id": null
        },
        {
        "rev_file_size": 0,
        "repo_id": "a582d3bc-bcf5-421e-9125-741fa56d18d4",
        "ctime": 1398146059,
        "creator_name": "user@example.com",
        "creator": "0000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
        "root_id": "572413414257c76039897e00aeb35f819471206b",
        "rev_renamed_old_path": null,
        "parent_id": "f977bdb0ebb205645c3b42216c2817e511c3f68f",
        "new_merge": false,
        "version": 1,
        "conflict": false,
        "desc": "Added \"foo.c\"",
        "id": "a1ec20709675f4dc8db825cdbca296be245d189b",
        "rev_file_id": "0000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
        "second_parent_id": null
        }
    ]
}

Errors

  • 400 Path is missing
  • 404 File not found

Download File From a Revision

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/revision/?p=/foo.c&commit_id=a1ec20709675f4dc8db825cdbca296be245d189b

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p
  • commit_id

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd3606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/file/revision/?p=/foo.c\&commit_id=a1ec20709675f4dc8db825cdbca296be245d189b

Sample response

"https://cloud.seafile.com:8082/files/adee6094/foo.c"

Errors

  • 400 Path is missing
  • 404 Revision not found

Create File

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/?p=/foo.c

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p
  • operation

Sample request

curl -v -d "operation=create" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/file/?p=/foo.c

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.1 201 CREATED
...
"success"

Success

Response code is 201, and a string "success" is returned.

Errors

  • 403 FORBIDDEN, You do not have permission to move file
  • 520 OPERATION FAILED, fail to create file

Rename File

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/?p=/foo.c

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p
  • operation=rename
  • newname

Sample request

curl -v -d "operation=rename&newname=newfoo.c" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/file/?p=/foo.c

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.1 301 MOVED PERMANENTLY
...
"success"

Success

Response code is 301, and a string "success" is returned.

Errors

  • 400 BAD REQUEST, Path is missing or invalid(e.g. p=/) or newname is missing(newname too long)
  • 403 FORBIDDEN, You do not have permission to rename file
  • 404 NOT FOUND, repo not found
  • 409 CONFLICT, the newname is the same to the old
  • 520 OPERATION FAILED, fail to rename file

Lock File

PUT https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p
  • operation

Sample request

curl -v -X PUT -d "operation=lock&p=/foo.c" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/file/

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...
"success"

Success

Response code is 200, and a string "success" is returned.

Errors

  • 400 BAD REQUEST, Path is missing or invalid(e.g. p=/)
  • 403 FORBIDDEN, You do not have permission to lock file
  • 404 NOT FOUND, repo not found
  • 520 OPERATION FAILED, fail to lock file

Unlock File

PUT https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p
  • operation

Sample request

curl -v -X PUT -d "operation=unlock&p=/foo.c" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/file/

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...
"success"

Success

Response code is 200, and a string "success" is returned.

Errors

  • 400 BAD REQUEST, Path is missing or invalid(e.g. p=/)
  • 403 FORBIDDEN, You do not have permission to lock file
  • 404 NOT FOUND, repo not found
  • 520 OPERATION FAILED, fail to unlock file

Move File

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/?p=/foo.c

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p
  • operation
  • dst_repo
  • dst_dir

Sample request

curl -v -d "operation=move&dst_repo=affc837f-7fdd-4e91-b88a-32caf99897f2&dst_dir=/" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/file/?p=/foo.c

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.1 301 MOVED PERMANENTLY
...
"success"

Success

Response code is 301, and a string "success" is returned.

Errors

  • 400 BAD REQUEST, Path is missing or invalid(e.g. p=/)
  • 403 FORBIDDEN, You do not have permission to move file
  • 404 NOT FOUND, repo not found
  • 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR

Copy File

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/?p=/foo.c

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p
  • operation
  • dst_repo
  • dst_dir

Sample request

curl -v -d "dst_repo=73ddb2b8-dda8-471b-b7a7-ca742b07483c&dst_dir=/&file_names=foo.c" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/c7436518-5f46-4296-97db-2fcba4c8c8db/file/?p=/foo.c

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.1 200 OK
...
"success"

Success

Response code is 200, and a string "success" is returned.

Errors

  • 400 BAD REQUEST, Path is missing or invalid(e.g. p=/)
  • 403 FORBIDDEN, You do not have permission to copy file
  • 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR

Revert File

PUT https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo_id}/file/revert/

Request parameters

  • repo_id
  • p
  • commit_id

Sample request

curl -v -X PUT -d "commit_id=a1ec20709675f4dc8db825cdbca296be245d189b&p=/foo.c" -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/8f5f2222-72a8-454f-ac40-8397c5a556a8/file/revert/

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...

{"ret": 0}

Success

Response code 200(OK) is returned.

Errors

  • 400 Path is missing

Delete File

DELETE https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/file/?p=/foo

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p

Sample request

curl -X DELETE -v  -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd3606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/file/?p=/foo.c

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...
"success"

Errors

  • 400 Path is missing
  • 520 Operation failed.

Note

This can also be used to delete directory.

Upload File

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/upload-link/?p=/upload-dir

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p (use '/' as default)

Sample request

curl -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/99b758e6-91ab-4265-b705-925367374cf0/upload-link/

Sample response

"http://cloud.seafile.com:8082/upload-api/73c5d117-3bcf-48a0-aa2a-3f48d5274ae3"

Errors

403 Permission denied.
500 Run out of quota
Upload File

After getting the upload link, POST to this link for uploading files.

POST http://cloud.seafile.com:8082/upload-api/73c5d117-3bcf-48a0-aa2a-3f48d5274ae3

Errors

400 Bad request
440 Invalid filename
500 Internal server error

Sample request

curl -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" -F file=@test.txt -F filename=test.txt -F parent_dir=/ http://cloud.seafile.com:8082/upload-api/73c5d117-3bcf-48a0-aa2a-3f48d5274ae3

Sample response

"adc83b19e793491b1c6ea0fd8b46cd9f32e592fc"

Note

Update file

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/update-link/?p=/update-dir

Request parameters

  • repo-id
  • p (use '/' as default)

Sample request

curl -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/99b758e6-91ab-4265-b705-925367374cf0/update-link/

Sample response

"http://cloud.seafile.com:8082/update-api/e69e5ee7-9329-4f42-bf1b-12879bd72c28"

Errors

403 Permission denied.
500 Run out of quota
Update File

After getting the update link, POST to this link for updating files.

POST http://cloud.seafile.com:8082/update-api/e69e5ee7-9329-4f42-bf1b-12879bd72c28

Request parameters

  • target_file

Sample request

curl -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" -F file=@test.txt -F filename=test.txt -F target_file=/test.txt http://cloud.seafile.com:8082/update-api/e69e5ee7-9329-4f42-bf1b-12879bd72c28

Returns

The id of the updated file

Sample response

"adc83b19e793491b1c6ea0fd8b46cd9f32e592fc"

Errors

  • 400 Bad request
  • 440 Invalid filename
  • 500 Internal server error

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/upload-blks-link/

Request parameters

  • repo-id

Sample request

curl -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/99b758e6-91ab-4265-b705-925367374cf0/upload-blks-link/

Sample response

"https://cloud.seafile.com/seafhttp/upload-blks-api/569213db-7297-457a-907d-e2259a277c05"

Errors

  • 403 Can not access repo
  • 520 above quota

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/update-blks-link/

Request parameters

  • repo-id

Sample request

curl -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd" https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/99b758e6-91ab-4265-b705-925367374cf0/update-blks-link/

Sample response

"https://cloud.seafile.com/seafhttp/update-blks-api/402c6d48-fe52-4592-97dd-85f462f03d66"

Errors

  • 403 Can not access repo
  • 520 above quota

Directory

List Directory Entries

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/dir/

  • repo-id
  • p (optional): The path to a directory. If p is missing, then defaults to '/' which is the top directory.
  • oid (optional): The object id of the directory. The object id is the checksum of the directory contents.
  • t (optional): If set t argument as f, will only return file entries, and d for only dir entries.
  • recursive (optional): If set t argument as d AND recursive argument as 1, return all dir entries recursively

Sample request

curl -H "Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d9b477fd" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/99b758e6-91ab-4265-b705-925367374cf0/dir/?p=/foo

Sample response

If oid is the same as the current oid of the directory, returns "uptodate" , else returns

[
{
    "id": "0000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
    "type": "file",
    "name": "test1.c",
    "size": 0
},
{
    "id": "e4fe14c8cda2206bb9606907cf4fca6b30221cf9",
    "type": "dir",
    "name": "test_dir"
}
]

Errors

  • 404 The path is not exist.
  • 440 Repo is encrypted, and password is not provided.
  • 520 Operation failed..

Create New Directory

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/dir/

  • repo-id
  • p
  • operation=mkdir (post)

Sample request

curl -d  "operation=mkdir" -v  -H 'Authorization: Tokacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/dir/?p=/foo

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 201 CREATED
< Location: https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/dir/?p=/foo
...

"success"

Success

Response code 201(Created) is returned, and Location header provides the url of created directory.

Errors

  • 400 Path is missing or invalid(e.g. p=/)
  • 520 Operation failed.

Notes

Newly created directory will be renamed if the name is duplicated.

Rename Directory

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/dir/?p=/foo

Parameters

  • repo-id
  • p (path)
  • operation=rename
  • newname (the new name of the directory)

Sample request

curl -d  "operation=rename&newname=pinkfloyd_newfolder" -v  -H 'Authorization: Tokacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/dir/?p=/foo

Success

Response code 200 if everything is ok

Errors

  • 403 if You do not have permission to rename a folder
  • 400 if newname is not given
  • 520 if Failed to rename directory (generic problem)

Notes

If the new name is the same of the old name no operation will be done.

Delete Directory

DELETE https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/dir/

  • repo-id
  • p

Sample request

curl -X DELETE -v  -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd3606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/dir/?p=/foo

Sample response

...
< HTTP/1.0 200 OK
...
"success"

Success

Response code is 200(OK), and a string "success" is returned.

Errors

  • 400 Path is missing or invalid(e.g. p=/)
  • 520 Operation failed.

Note

This can also be used to delete file.

Download Directory

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/dir/download/?p=/foo

  • repo-id
  • p

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd3606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/dae8cecc-2359-4d33-aa42-01b7846c4b32/dir/?p=/foo

Sample response

"https://cloud.seafile.com:8082/files/adee6094/foo"

Errors

  • 400 Path is missing or invalid(e.g. p=/), or unable to download directory, size is too large
  • 404 Repo(path) not found(exist)
  • 520 Operation failed.

Share Directory

PUT https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo-id}/dir/shared_items/?p={path}

  • repo-id
  • path
  • permission, r or rw
  • share_type, user or group
  • username, necessary if share_type is user
  • group_id, necessary if share_type is group

Sample request for share folder to user

curl -X PUT -d "username=2@1.com&share_type=user&&perm=r" -H 'Authorization: Token ef12bf1e66a1aa797a1d6556fdc9ae84f1e9249f' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/78c620ee-2989-4427-8eff-7748f4fbebc0/dir/shared_items/?p=/q

Sample response for share folder to user

{"failed": [], "success": [{"user_info": {"nickname": "2", "name": "2@1.com"}, "share_type": "user", "permission": "r"}]}

Sample request for share folder to group

curl -X PUT -d "group_id=772&share_type=group&&perm=rw" -H 'Authorization: Token ef12bf1e66a1aa797a1d6556fdc9ae84f1e9249f' -H 'Accept: application/json; charset=utf-8; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/78c620ee-2989-4427-8eff-7748f4fbebc0/dir/shared_items/?p=/q

Sample response for share folder to group

{"failed": [], "success": [{"group_info": {"id": 772, "name": "group-2"}, "share_type": "group", "permission": "r"}]}

Errors

  • 400 share_type/permission/group_id invalid.
  • 403 Permission denied.
  • 404 Library/Folder/Group not found.
  • 500 Failed to get sub repo.

Multiple Files / Directories

Copy

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo_id}/fileops/copy/

Request parameters

  • p: source folder path, defaults to "/"
  • file_names: list of file/folder names to copy. Multiple file/folder names can be seperated by :.
  • dst_repo: the destination repo id
  • dst_dir: the destination folder in dst_repo

Sample request

curl -d "dst_repo=73ddb2b8-dda8-471b-b7a7-ca742b07483c&dst_dir=/&file_names=foo.c:bar.c:dir1:dir2" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/c7436518-5f46-4296-97db-2fcba4c8c8db/fileops/copy/

Sample response

"success"

Errors

  • 400 missing argument
  • 403 You do not have permission to copy file
  • 404 repo not found
  • 502 failed to copy file

Move

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo_id}/fileops/move/

Request parameters

  • p: source folder path, defaults to "/"
  • file_names: list of file/folder names to move. Multiple file/folder names can be seperated by :.
  • dst_repo: the destination repo id
  • dst_dir: the destination folder in dst_repo

Sample request

curl -d "dst_repo=73ddb2b8-dda8-471b-b7a7-ca742b07483c&dst_dir=/&file_names=foo.c:bar.c:dir1:dir2" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/c7436518-5f46-4296-97db-2fcba4c8c8db/fileops/move/

Sample response

"success"

Errors

  • 400 missing argument
  • 403 You do not have permission to move file
  • 404 repo not found
  • 502 failed to move file

Delete

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo_id}/fileops/delete/

Request parameters

  • p: source folder path, defaults to "/"
  • file_names: list of file/folder names to delete. Multiple file/folder names can be seperated by :.

Sample request

curl -d "file_names=foo.c:bar.c:dir1:dir2" -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/c7436518-5f46-4296-97db-2fcba4c8c8db/fileops/delete/

Sample response

"success"

Errors

  • 400 missing argument
  • 403 You do not have permission to delete file
  • 404 repo not found
  • 502 failed to delete file

Avatar

Get User Avatar

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/avatars/user/{user}/resized/{size}/

Request parameters

  • user
  • size

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/avatars/user/user@example.com/resized/80/

Sample response

{
    "url": "http://127.0.0.1:8000/media/avatars/default.png",
    "is_default": true,
    "mtime": 0
}

Get Group Avatar

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/avatars/group/{group_id}/resized/{size}/

Request parameters

  • group_id
  • size

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/avatars/group/1/resized/80/

Sample response

{
    "url": "http://127.0.0.1:8000/media/avatars/groups/default.png",
    "is_default": true,
    "mtime": 0
}

Get File Activities

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/events/

Request parameters

this api will only return first 15 records of activities. if want get more, pass start parameter

  • start (default 0)

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/events/"

Sample response

 {"more_offset": 15, "events":[{"repo_id": "6f3d28a4-73ae-4d01-a727-26774379dcb9", "author": "mysnowls@163.com", "nick": "lins05", "time": 1398078909, "etype": "repo-update", "repo_name": "Downloads", "desc": "Added \"seafile-cli_3.0.2_i386.tar.gz\"."},{"repo_id": "6f3d28a4-73ae-4d01-a727-26774379dcb9", "author": "mysnowls@163.com", "nick": "lins05", "time": 1398075540, "etype": "repo-update", "repo_name": "Downloads", "desc": "Added \"seafile-server_3.0.0_x86-64.tar.gz\"."}], "more": false}

Sample request for more activities

curl -H 'Authorization: Token f2210dacd9c6ccb8133606d94ff8e61d99b477fd' "https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/events/?start=15"

Sample response for more activities

 {"more_offset": 30, "events":[{"repo_id": "6f3d28a4-73ae-4d01-a727-26774379dcb9", "author": "mysnowls@163.com", "nick": "lins05", "time": 1398078909, "etype": "repo-update", "repo_name": "Downloads", "desc": "Added \"seafile-cli_3.0.2_i386.tar.gz\"."},{"repo_id": "6f3d28a4-73ae-4d01-a727-26774379dcb9", "author": "mysnowls@163.com", "nick": "lins05", "time": 1398075540, "etype": "repo-update", "repo_name": "Downloads", "desc": "Added \"seafile-server_3.0.0_x86-64.tar.gz\"."}], "more": false}

Get Thumbnail Image

GET https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/{repo_id}/thumbnail/

Request parameters

  • repo_id
  • p
  • size

Sample request

curl -H 'Authorization: Token 40f9a510a0629430865dc199a3880898ad2e48fc' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/repos/fbead5d0-4817-4446-92f3-7ac8e6a8e5f5/thumbnail/?p=/5.jpg\&size=123 > thumbnail.png

Add Organization

This API is only used internally to create an organization account in seacloud.cc.

POST https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/organization/

Request parameters

  • username
  • password
  • org_name
  • prefix
  • quota
  • member_limit

Sample request

curl -v -X POST -d "username=example@example.com&password=example&org_name=example&prefix=example&quota=100&member_limit=10" -H "Authorization: Token ccdff90e4d1efe76b2b3d91c06b027a5cff189d4" -H 'Accept: application/json; indent=4' https://cloud.seafile.com/api2/organization/

Sample response

"success"

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