Get Entity

Retrieves a messaging entity.


You can construct the Get Entity request as follows.

Method Request URI HTTP Version
GET https://{serviceNamespace}[:{port}]/{path} HTTP/1.1

Request Headers

The following table describes required and optional request headers.

Request Header Description
Authorization Specifies a Shared Access Signature (SAS) token with "Manage" rights. See Service Bus authentication with Shared Access Signatures for details.

Request Body



The response includes an HTTP status code and a set of response headers.

Response Codes

Code Description
200 OK.
401 Unauthorized. The request is not authorized.
404 Not found.

For information about status codes, see Status and Error Codes.

Response Headers

The response for this operation includes the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers. All standard headers conform to the HTTP/1.1 protocol specification.

Response Header Description
Content-type Content-Type: application/atom+xml; type=entry

Response Body

Upon success, a valid Atom entry is returned. For example:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>  
<entry xmlns=''>  
  <link rel='self'>https://{serviceNamespace}{path} </link>  
  <content type='application/xml'>  

For the content of the {description} element, see Overview.