DICOM PS3.18 2019c - Web Services

8.9 Retrieve Capabilities Transaction

This transaction retrieves a Capabilities Description (see Annex H), which is a machine-readable description of the service(s) implemented by an origin server. All RESTful services defined by this Part of the Standard shall implement this transaction.

The Target Resource for this transaction is an origin server. The response contains a Capabilities Description, which describes the transactions, resources, representations, etc. that are supported by the service(s).

8.9.1 Request

The request shall have the following syntax:

OPTIONS SP / SP version CRLF
Accept: 1#media-type CRLF
*(header-field CRLF)
CRLF

8.9.1.1 Resource

The Target Resource for this transaction is the Base URI ("/") for the Service. See Section 8.2.

8.9.1.2 Query Parameters

This transaction has no Query Parameters.

8.9.1.3 Request Header Fields

Table 8.9.1-1. Request Header Fields

Name

Value

Usage

Description

User Agent

Origin Server

Accept

media-type

M

M

The Acceptable Media Types for the response payload

Accept-Charset

charset

O

O

The Acceptable Character Sets of the response payload


See also Section 8.4.

8.9.1.4 Request Payload

The request has no payload.

DICOM PS3.18 2019c - Web Services