Releases an Elastic IP Address (EIP).

Note Only EIPs in the Available state can be released.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required? Example value Description
Action String Yes ReleaseEipAddress

The name of this action.

Value: ReleaseEipAddress

AllocationId String Yes eip-2zeerraiwb7uj6i0d0fo3

The ID of the EIP to be released.

RegionId String Yes cn-hangzhou

The ID of the region to which the EIP belongs. To query the region ID, call DescribeRegions.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example value Description
RequestId String 748C38F6-9A3D-482E-83FB-DB6C39C68AEA

The ID of the request.


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HTTP status code Error code Error message Description
404 InvalidAllocationId.NotFound Specified allocation ID is not found The specified public IP address does not exist.
400 IncorrectEipStatus Current elastic IP status does not support this operation. The status of the specified EIP does not permit this operation.
500 InternalError The request processing has failed due to some unknown error. The request failed to be processed due to unknown errors.
404 Forbidden.RegionNotFound Specified region is not found during access authentication. The specified region does not exist.
400 Forbidden.ChargeTypeIsPrepaid It's forbidden to release a prepaid EIP Subscription EIPs cannot be released.
400 Forbbiden The eip instance owener error You are not authorized to release the specified EIP.
400 TaskConflict.AssociateGlobalAccelerationInstance Operate too frequent. Too many requests were sent.

For a list of error codes, visit the API Error Center.