DeleteKeyPairs

Last updated: 2020-10-16 18:38:23

1. API Description

Domain name for API request: cvm.tencentcloudapi.com.

This API is used to delete the key pairs hosted in Tencent Cloud.

  • You can delete multiple key pairs at the same time.
  • A key pair used by an instance or image cannot be deleted. Therefore, you need to verify whether all the key pairs have been deleted successfully.

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: cvm.ap-shanghai-fsi.tencentcloudapi.com

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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: DeleteKeyPairs.
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.
KeyIds.N Yes Array of String Key ID(s). The maximum number of key pairs in each request is 100.
You can obtain the available key pair IDs in two ways:
  • Log in to the console to query the key pair IDs.
  • Call DescribeKeyPairs and look for KeyId in the response.
  • 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. Example

    Example1 Deleting a key pair

    Input Example

    GET https://cvm.tencentcloudapi.com/?Action=DeleteKeyPairs
    &KeyIds.0=skey-mv9yzyjj
    &<Common request parameters>

    Output Example

    {
      "Response": {
        "RequestId": "6ef60bec-0242-43af-bb20-270359fb54a7"
      }
    }

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    6. Error Code

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

    Error Code Description
    InternalServerError Internal error.
    InvalidKeyPair.LimitExceeded The number of key pairs exceeds the limit.
    InvalidKeyPairId.Malformed Invalid key pair ID. The specified key pair ID has an invalid format. For example, skey-1122 has an invalid ID length.
    InvalidParameterValue Incorrect parameter value.
    InvalidParameterValue.KeyPairNotSupported The specified key does not support the operation.
    InvalidParameterValue.LimitExceeded The number of parameter values exceeds the limit.
    MissingParameter Missing parameter.

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