Last updated: 2021-03-22 17:35:33

1. API Description

Domain name for API request:

This API is used to query the list of instance backups. Currently, only backups created in the last seven days can be queried.

A maximum of 20 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: DescribeDBBackups.
Version Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: 2019-07-25.
Region Yes String Common parameter. For more information, please see the list of regions supported by the product.
InstanceId Yes String Instance ID in the format of cmgo-p8vnipr5. It is the same as the instance ID displayed on the TencentDB Console page
BackupMethod No Integer Backup mode. Valid values: 0 (logical backup), 1 (physical backup), 2 (both modes). Default value: 0.
Limit No Integer Number of entries per page. Maximum value: 100. If this parameter is left empty, all entries will be returned.
Offset No Integer Pagination offset, starting from 0. Default value: 0.

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
BackupList Array of BackupInfo Backup list
TotalCount Integer Total number of backups
RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

4. Example

Example1 Querying the backup file information of a TencentDB instance

Input Example
&<Common request parameters>

Output Example

  "Response": {
    "RequestId": "6EF60BEC-0242-43AF-BB20-270359FB54A7",
    "BackupList": [],
    "TotalCount": 0

5. Developer Resources


TencentCloud API 3.0 integrates SDKs that support various programming languages to make it easier for you to call APIs.

Command Line Interface

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
InvalidParameter Parameter error
InvalidParameter.PermissionDenied The current subaccount has no permission to perform this operation.
InvalidParameterValue.NotFoundInstance The instance was not found.