ImportImage

Last updated: 2019-12-05 20:31:23

1. API Description

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

This API is used to import images. Imported images can be used to create instances.

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

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: ImportImage
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.
Architecture Yes String OS architecture of the image to be imported, x86_64 or i386.
OsType Yes String OS type of the image to be imported. You can call DescribeImportImageOs to obtain the list of supported operating systems.
OsVersion Yes String OS version of the image to be imported. You can call DescribeImportImageOs to obtain the list of supported operating systems.
ImageUrl Yes String Address on COS where the image to be imported is stored.
ImageName Yes String Image name
ImageDescription No String Image description
DryRun No Boolean Dry run to check the parameters without performing the operation
Force No Boolean Whether to force import the image. For more information, see Forcibly Import Image.

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 Importing an image

This example shows you how to import an image.

Input Example

GET https://cvm.tencentcloudapi.com/?Action=ImportImage
&OsType=CentOS
&OsVersion=6
&ImageName=sample
&ImageDescription=sampleimage
&ImageUrl=http://111-1251233127.cosd.myqcloud.com/Windows%20Server%202008%20R2%20x64a.vmdk
&Architecture=x86_64
&<Common request parameters>

Output Example

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

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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
ImageQuotaLimitExceeded The image quota has been exceeded.
InvalidImageName.Duplicate The specified image name already exists.
InvalidImageOsType.Unsupported The operating system type is not supported.
InvalidImageOsVersion.Unsupported The operating system version is not supported.
InvalidParameter.InvalidParameterUrlError Invalid URL.
RegionAbilityLimit.UnsupportedToImportImage This region does not support importing images.