Last updated: 2019-11-29 19:31:18

1. API Description

Domain name for API request:

This API (DescribeDBInstanceCharset) is used to query the character set name of a database instance.

A maximum of 100 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

Note: This API supports Finance regions. Since Finance regions and non-Finance regions are isolated and not interconnected. If the common parameter Region is a Finance region (such as ap-shanghai-fsi), you need to specify a domain name containing the Finance region that should be identical to the value of Region field, for example:

2. Input Parameters

The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters.

Parameter Name Required Type Description
Action Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: DescribeDBInstanceCharset
Version Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: 2017-03-20
Region Yes String Common parameter. For more information, please see the [list of regions] supported by the product.
InstanceId Yes String Instance ID, such as: cdb-c1nl9rpv. It is identical to the instance ID displayed in the database console page and can be obtained via API [Query Instance List]. Its value equals the InstanceId field value in the output parameters.

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
Charset String The default character set of the instance, such as "latin1" and "utf8".
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
InvalidParameter Parameter error.

5. Example

Example 1 Query the character set of a database instance

Input example
&<Common request parameters>

Output example

  "Response": {
    "Charset": "latin1",
    "RequestId": "6EF60BEC-0242-43AF-BB20-270359FB54A7"

6. Other Resources

Cloud API 3.0 comes with the following development tools to make it easier to call the API.