Last updated: 2019-11-29 18:38:03


1. API Description

Domain name for API request:

This API (CreateSecurityGroup) is used to create security groups (SecurityGroup).

  • Both the ingress and egress policies for a created security group are Deny All by default. Usually, you need to call CreateSecurityGroupPolicies to set the security group policy to the desired one after creation is complete.

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. 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: CreateSecurityGroup
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.
GroupName Yes String Security group name, which is limited to 60 characters.
GroupDescription Yes String Security group remark, which is limited to 100 characters.
ProjectId No String Project ID. Default is 0. It can be found on the project management page in the Tencent Cloud console.

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
SecurityGroup SecurityGroup Security group object.
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
LimitExceeded Quota exceeded.
ResourceNotFound Resource does not exist.

5. Example

Example 1 Create a security group

Input example
&<Common request parameters>

Output example

  "Response": {
    "RequestID": "354f4ac3-8546-4516-8c8a-69e3ab73aa8a",
    "SecurityGroup": {
      "CreateTime": "2018-01-13 19:26:33",
      "ProjectId": "0",
      "SecurityGroupDesc": "test-group-desc",
      "SecurityGroupId": "sg-3g7ftkp3",
      "SecurityGroupName": "TestGroup"

6. Other Resources

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