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:


AllocationId String Yes eip-2zeerraiwb7uj6i0d0fo3

The ID of the EIP.

RegionId String Yes cn-hangzhou

The ID of the region to which the EIP belongs.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example value Description
RequestId String 748C38F6-9A3D-482E-83FB-DB6C39C68AEA The ID of the request.


Request example
Response example
  • XML format

    <<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
  • JSON format


Error codes

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 current status of the specified EIP address does not support this operation.
500 InternalError The request processing has failed due to some unknown error. An error occurred while the request was being processed.
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 The subscription EIP addresses cannot be released.
400 Forbbiden The eip instance owener error You need to be authorized to use the specified EIP. Check that you have the appropriate permissions and try again.
400 TaskConflict.AssociateGlobalAccelerationInstance Operate too frequent. The server cannot process this many requests. Please try again later.

See common error codes