Purge URLs

Last updated: 2019-11-29 17:39:24

1. API Description

This API (RefreshCdnUrl) is used to set specified resources on a node as expired.

Domain for API request:cdn.api.cloud.tencent.com

1) Each user is allowed to purge up to 10,000 URLs each day;
2) A maximum of 1,000 URLs can be submitted for each purge.

2. Input Parameters

The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters. Common request parameters need to be added when the API is called. For more information, refer to Common Request Parameters. The Action field for this API is RefreshCdnUrl.

Parameter Name Required Type Description
urls.n Yes String URL to be purged. You may purge multiple URLs


  • You may purge one or multiple URLs. When purging multiple URLs, you can pass parameters like this:

  • Note that URLs must start with "http://" or "https://", otherwise errors will occur;

  • The domain in the submitted purge URL must be a domain that has already been connected to CDN by the user, and whose status is Deploying or Activated; otherwise errors will occur.

  • If there is a parameter in a purge URL, for example:

     > https://www.abc.com/index.php?name=1
     > https://www.abc.com/index.php?name=2

    The parameter will be ignored, and the URL https://www.abc.com/index.php will be purged.

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
code Int Common error code; 0: Succeeded; other values: Failed. For more information, refer to Common Error Codes on Error Code page.
message String Module error message description depending on API
codeDesc String English error message or error code at business side.
data Array Details will be described below

data Field Description:

Parameter Name Type Description
count Int Number of URLs submitted for this purge operation
task_id String ID of the purge task

4. Example

4.1 Input Example

> urls.0: https://www.test.com/1.jpg

4.2 GET Request

For GET request, all the parameters are required to be appended to the URL:


4.3 POST Request

For POST request, the parameters need to be filled in HTTP Request-body. Request address:


Formats such as form-data and x-www-form-urlencoded are supported for the parameters. The array of parameters is as follows:

array (
  'Action' => 'RefreshCdnUrl',
  'Timestamp' => 1462864833,
  'Nonce' => 1149033341,
  'urls.0' => 'https://www.test.com/1.jpg'

When there are too many URLs to be purged, in order to avoid overlength of GET request, it is recommended to use POST method to call this API.

4.4 Example of Returned Result

Purge submission succeeded

    "code": 0,
    "message": "",
    "codeDesc": "Success",
    "data": {
        "count": 1,
        "task_id": "1480069888795584532"

Purge submission failed

    "code": 4000,
    "message": "(9110) Information for this domain does not exist. cdn no such host",
    "codeDesc": "9110"