DescribeKeyPairs

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

1. API Description

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

This API is used to query key pairs.

  • A key pair is a pair of keys generated by an algorithm in which the public key is available to the public and the private key is available only to the user. You can use this API to query the public key but not the private key.

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: DescribeKeyPairs.
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 No Array of String Key pair ID(s) in the format of skey-11112222. This API supports using multiple IDs as filters at the same time. For more information on the format of this parameter, see the id.N section in API Introduction. You cannot specify KeyIds and Filters at the same time. You can log in to the console to query the key pair IDs.
Filters.N No Array of Filter Filters.
  • project-id - Integer - Optional - Filter results by project ID. To view the list of project IDs, you can go to Project Management, or call DescribeProject and look for projectId in the response.
  • key-name - String - Optional - Filter results by key pair name.
  • You cannot specify KeyIds and Filters at the same time.
    Offset No Integer Offset; default value: 0. For more information on Offset, see the corresponding sections in API Introduction. Number of results returned; default value: 20; maximum: 100. For more information on Limit, see the corresponding section in API Introduction.
    Limit No Integer Number of results returned; default value: 20; maximum: 100. For more information on Limit, see the corresponding section in API Introduction.

    3. Output Parameters

    Parameter Name Type Description
    TotalCount Integer Number of key pairs meeting the filtering conditions.
    KeyPairSet Array of KeyPair Detailed information on key pairs.
    RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

    4. Example

    Example1 Example

    Input Example

    GET https://cvm.tencentcloudapi.com/?Action=DescribeKeyPairs
    &Filters.0.Name=key-name
    &Filters.0.Values.0=Tencent
    &Offset=0
    &Limit=20
    &<Common request parameters>

    Output Example

    {
      "Response": {
        "TotalCount": 1,
        "KeyPairSet": [
          {
            "KeyId": "skey-mv9yzyjj",
            "KeyName": "Tencent",
            "Description": "",
            "PublicKey": "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAAAgQDP0Yw2T4itUKOJQIK69c1Asy1UO88cxEbujR5Jbr0e/Ey1v4ZKAUzDnsBnFlf4hKPA1YvMB8RBYj4GcLtM7PrKnBNNram8rgl73X/klOO8oqKv+J/XUA7KHH1Y6wcn1RTRTMdDHbGhW1q/UpfeylNTbf+wEIWhEfaL5FKQm4hqCw== skey_112168",
            "AssociatedInstanceIds": [],
            "CreateTime": "2016-12-02T00:22:40Z"
          }
        ],
        "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.
    InvalidFilter Invalid filter.
    InvalidFilterValue.LimitExceeded Filter
    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.
    InvalidParameter A parameter error occurred.
    InvalidParameterValue Incorrect parameter value.
    InvalidParameterValueLimit The number of parameter values exceeds the limit.
    InvalidParameterValueOffset Invalid parameter value: invalid Offset.

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