Normal client access to the DBFS Content API executes with an implicit context that consists of certain objects.
principalinvoking the current operation.
ownerfor all new elements created (implicitly or explicitly) by the current operation.
ACLfor all new elements created (implicitly or explicitly) by the current operation.
ASOFtimestamp at which the underlying read-only operation (or its read-only sub-components) execute.
All of this information can be passed in explicitly through arguments to the various DBFS Content API method calls, allowing the client fine-grained control over individual operations.
The DBFS Content API also allows clients to set session duration defaults for the context that are automatically inherited by all operations for which the defaults are not explicitly overridden.
All of the context defaults start out as
null and can be cleared by setting them to
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