Last updated: 2018-10-12 16:03:07

    1. API Description

    Domain name for API request:

    This API (DeleteImages) is used to delete one or more images.

    • The images with a status of Creating or In Use cannot be deleted. The image status can be obtained via DescribeImages.
    • A maximum of 10 custom images are allowed to be created for each region. Deletion of images can free the quota on account.
    • A shared image cannot be deleted.

    A maximum of 10 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

    Note: This API supports Finance regions. If the common parameter Region is a Finance region, a domain name with the Finance region needs to be specified, for example:

    2. Input Parameters

    The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

    Parameter Name Required Type Description
    Action Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: DeleteImages
    Version Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: 2017-03-12
    Region Yes String Common parameter. For more information, please see the list of regions supported by the product.
    ImageIds.N Yes Array of String The list of IDs of the instances to be deleted

    3. Output Parameters

    Parameter Name Type Description
    RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

    4. Error Codes

    The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

    Error Code Description
    InvalidImageId.InShared The image is being shared.
    InvalidImageId.IncorrectState Invalid image status.
    InvalidImageId.Malformed Incorrect format of image ID.
    InvalidImageId.NotFound The image cannot be found.

    5. Example

    Example 1 Delete an image

    Input example
    &<Common request parameters>

    Output example

      "Response": {
        "RequestId": "71e69b56-32be-4412-ab45-49eded6a87be"

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