Get Share Stats

The Get Share Stats request retrieves statistics related to the share.


The Get Share Stats request may be constructed as follows. HTTPS is recommended. Replace myaccount and myshare with the name of your storage account and share, respectively.

Method Request URI HTTP Version

URI Parameters

The following additional parameters can be specified in the request URI.

Parameter Description
timeout Optional. The timeout parameter is expressed in seconds. For more information, see Setting Timeouts for File Service Operations.

Request Headers

The following table describes required and optional request headers.

Request Header Description
Authorization Required. Specifies the authentication scheme, account name, and signature. For more information, see Authentication for the Azure Storage Services.
Date or x-ms-date Required. Specifies the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) for the request. For more information, see Authentication for the Azure Storage Services.
x-ms-version Required for all authenticated requests. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. This operation is available only in versions 2015-02-21 and later.

For more information, see Versioning for the Azure Storage Services.

Request Body



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

Status Code

A successful operation returns status code 200 (OK).

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
Last-Modified Returns the date and time the share was last modified. The date format follows RFC 1123. For more information, see Representation of Date-Time Values in Headers. Any operation that modifies the share or its properties updates the last modified time. Operations on files do not affect the last modified time of the share.
ETag The ETag contains a value that you can use to perform operations conditionally, in quotes.
x-ms-request-id This header uniquely identifies the request that was made and can be used for troubleshooting the request. For more information, see Troubleshooting API Operations.
x-ms-version Indicates the version of the File service used to execute the request.
Date A UTC date/time value generated by the service that indicates the time at which the response was initiated.

Response Body

The format of the response body is as follows:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>  
Element Name Description
ShareUsageBytes The approximate size of the data stored on the share. Note that this value may not include all recently created or recently resized files.


Only the account owner may call this operation.


Statistics for a share snapshot cannot be retrieved. If an attempt is made to retrieve share snapshot statistics, then the service returns status code 400 (InvalidQueryParameterValue).
Note that beginning with version 2018-11-09 the ShareUsage response element was replaced with ShareUsageBytes. ShareUsage is the approximate size of the data stored on the share, rounded up to the nearest GB.

See Also

Operations on Shares (File Service)