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Commands: Documents: How to get document metadata only?

Head is used to retrieve document metadata from a database.

Syntax

curl \ 
	http://{serverName}/databases/{databaseName}/docs/{key} \
	-X HEAD

Request

Query parameter Required Description
key Yes key of a document to get metadata for

Response

Status code Description
200 OK
Header Description
anyHeader Metadata of document is returned as response headers

Example I

Gets metadata of employees/1.

curl -X HEAD "http://localhost:8080/databases/NorthWind/docs/employees/1" 
< HTTP/1.1 200 OK
< ETag: "01000000-0000-0001-0000-00000000006B"
< Raven-Entity-Name: Employees
< Raven-Clr-Type: Orders.Employee, Northwind
< Non-Authoritative-Information: False
< __document_id: employees/1
< Raven-Last-Modified: 2014-11-06T12:47:28.9789141Z