Last updated: 2021-11-30 16:26:38

1. API Description

Domain name for API request:

This API is used to get the list of machine groups.

A maximum of 20 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

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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: DescribeMachineGroups.
Version Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: 2020-10-16.
Region Yes String Common parameter. For more information, please see the list of regions supported by the product.
Filters.N No Array of Filter
  • machineGroupName

    Filter by machine group name.
    Type: String

    Required: no

  • machineGroupId

    Filter by machine group ID.
    Type: String

    Required: no

  • tagKey

    Filter by tag key.

    Type: String

    Required: no

  • tag:tagKey

    Filter by tag key-value pair. The tagKey should be replaced with a specified tag key.
    Type: String

    Required: no

    Each request can contain up to 10 Filters and 5 Filter.Values.
  • Offset No Integer Page offset. Default value: 0
    Limit No Integer Maximum number of entries per page. Default value: 20. Maximum value: 100

    3. Output Parameters

    Parameter Name Type Description
    MachineGroups Array of MachineGroupInfo Machine group information list
    Note: this field may return null, indicating that no valid values can be obtained.
    TotalCount Integer Total number of pages
    RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

    4. Example

    Example1 Getting the list of machine groups

    Input Example

    POST / HTTP/1.1
    Content-Type: application/json
    X-TC-Action: DescribeMachineGroups
    <Common request parameters>
        "Filters": [
                "Key": "tagKey",
                "Values": [
        "Offset": 0,
        "Limit": 10

    Output Example

      "Response": {
        "TotalCount": 10,
        "MachineGroups": [
            "GroupId": "57f5808c-4a55-11eb-b378-0242ac130002",
            "GroupName": "testgroup",
            "MachineGroupType": {
              "Type": "ip",
              "Values": [
            "CreateTime": "2020-10-11 19:22:33"
        "RequestId": "6ef60bec-0242-43af-bb20-270359fb54a7"

    5. Developer Resources


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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 CAM signature/authentication error.
    FailedOperation Operation failed.
    InternalError Internal error.
    InvalidParameter Incorrect parameter.
    InvalidParameterValue Incorrect parameter value.
    OperationDenied Operation denied.
    OperationDenied.AccountDestroy The account has been terminated.
    OperationDenied.AccountIsolate The account has overdue payments.
    OperationDenied.AccountNotExists The account does not exist.