Last updated: 2020-10-16 18:46:21

1. API Description

Domain name for API request:

This API is used to create a VPC instance.

  • The subnet mask of the smallest IP address range that can be created is 28 (16 IP addresses), and that of the largest IP address range is 16 (65,536 IP addresses). For more information, see the corresponding documents about VPC IP address ranges.
  • The number of VPC instances that can be created in a region is limited. For more information, see VPC Use Limits. To request more resources, contact the online customer service.
  • You can bind a tag when creating a VPC instance. The tag list in the response indicates the tags that have been successfully added.

A maximum of 100 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:

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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: CreateVpc.
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.
VpcName Yes String The VPC name. The maximum length is 60 bytes.
CidrBlock Yes String VPC CIDR, which must fall within the following private network IP ranges:,, and
EnableMulticast No String Whether multicast is enabled. true: Enabled. false: Not enabled.
DnsServers.N No Array of String The DNS address. A maximum of 4 addresses is supported.
DomainName No String Domain name
Tags.N No Array of Tag Bound tags, such as [{"Key": "city", "Value": "shanghai"}].

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
Vpc Vpc The VPC object.
RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

4. Example

Example1 Creating a VPC instance

Input Example
&<Common request parameters>

Output Example

  "Response": {
    "RequestId": "354f4ac3-8546-4516-8c8a-69e3ab73aa8a",
    "Vpc": {
      "VpcId": "vpc-4tboefn3",
      "VpcName": "TestVPC",
      "EnableMulticast": false,
      "CidrBlock": "",
      "TagSet": [
          "Key": "city",
          "Value": "shanghai"

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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
InvalidParameterValue Incorrect parameter value.
InvalidParameterValue.LimitExceeded The parameter value exceeds the limit.
InvalidParameterValue.Malformed Invalid input parameter format.
InvalidParameterValue.TooLong Invalid parameter value. The parameter value is too long.
LimitExceeded Quota limit is reached.
MissingParameter Missing parameter.
ResourceNotFound The resource does not exist.

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