Last updated: 2020-07-17 11:07:46

1. API Description

Domain name for API request:

This API is used to pull the list of databases.

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: DescribeDatabases.
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.
DBInstanceId Yes String Instance ID

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
Items Array of String Database information
RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

4. Example

Example1 Pulling database list

Input Example DescribeDatabases
&<Common request parameters>

Output Example

  "Response": {
    "RequestId": "86eb714c-500f-412e-8090-3b3f76843d86",
    "Items": [

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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
AuthFailure.UnauthorizedOperation Authentication failed.
FailedOperation.LimitOperation Operations are not allowed on the instance.
InternalError.DBError Backend database execution error.
InternalError.SystemError System error. When this error occurs, please contact customer service for assistance.
InvalidInstanceStatus Incorrect instance status.
InvalidParameter Invalid input parameter.
InvalidParameterValue.AccountNotExist The current account does not exist.
InvalidParameterValue.IllegalRegion Invalid Region parameter.
InvalidParameterValue.InstanceNotExist The current instance does not exist.
ResourceUnavailable.InvalidInstanceStatus Incorrect instance status.

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