Queries the details of multiple devices at a time.


  • You can query a maximum of 100 devices in a single call.
  • You can query the details of devices that belong only to the current Alibaba Cloud account. If you specify a device that does not belong to the current account, an error is returned.
  • If you specify a device that does not exist, only the details of existing devices are returned.
  • Each Alibaba Cloud account can run a maximum of 5 queries per second (QPS).
    Note Resource Access Management (RAM) users of an Alibaba Cloud account share the quota of the account.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes BatchQueryDeviceDetail

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to BatchQueryDeviceDetail.

DeviceName.N RepeatList Yes light

The names of devices. You can specify a maximum of 100 device names.

ProductKey String Yes a1BwAGV****

The key of the product to which the devices belong.

IotInstanceId String No iot_instc_pu****_c*-v64********

The instance ID. This parameter is not required for public instances. However, the parameter is required for the instances that you have purchased.

In addition to the preceding operation-specific request parameters, you must specify common request parameters when you call this API operation. For more information, see Common request parameters.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Code String iot.system.SystemException

The error code returned if the call fails. For more information, see Error codes.

Data Array of Data

The details of the devices returned if the call succeeds.

DeviceName String light

The name of each device.

DeviceSecret String mz2Canp4GB7qRVf1OYPNtRqB2anu****

The secret of the device.

FirmwareVersion String V1.0.0.0

The firmware version number of the device.

GmtActive String 2019-06-21 20:33:00

The activation time of the device. The time is in the GMT format.

GmtCreate String 2019-06-21 20:31:42

The creation time of the device. The time is in the GMT format.

IotId String Q7uOhVRdZRRlDnTLv****00100

The ID of the device. The ID is the unique identifier that is issued by IoT Platform to the device.

Nickname String Smart street light

The alias of the device.

NodeType Integer 0

The type of the node. Valid values:

  • 0: device. Sub-devices cannot be attached to a device. A device can connect to IoT Platform directly or as a sub-device of a gateway.
  • 1: gateway. Sub-devices can be attached to a gateway. A gateway can manage sub-devices, maintain the topologies with sub-devices, and synchronize the topologies to IoT Platform.
ProductKey String a1BwAGV****

The key of the product to which the device belongs.

ProductName String Street light

The name of the product.

Region String cn-shanghai

The ID of the region where the device resides. The region is the same as the region where IoT Platform resides. You can view the region in the IoT Platform console.

Status String ONLINE

The status of the device. Valid values:

  • ONLINE: The device is online.
  • OFFLINE: The device is offline.
  • UNACTIVE: The device is not activated.
  • DISABLE: The device is disabled.
UtcActive String 2019-06-21T12:31:42.000Z

The activation time of the device. The time is in the UTC format.

UtcCreate String 2019-06-21T12:31:42.000Z

The creation time of the device. The time is in the UTC format.

ErrorMessage String A system exception occurred.

The error message returned if the call fails.

RequestId String E55E50B7-40EE-4B6B-8BBE-D3ED55CCF565

The ID of the request.

Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the call succeeds.

  • true: The call succeeded.
  • false: The call failed.


Sample requests

&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

              <GmtActive>2020-01-16 13:33:37</GmtActive>
              <GmtCreate>2020-01-08 14:47:08</GmtCreate>
              <NickName>Temperature and humidity</NickName>
              <ProductName>Light, temperature, and humidity sensor</ProductName>
              <GmtActive>2020-01-17 16:23:15</GmtActive>
              <ProductName>Light, temperature, and humidity sensor</ProductName>
              <GmtCreate>2020-01-17 11:39:14</GmtCreate>

JSON format

    "Data": {
        "Data": [
                "DeviceName": "Humidity",
                "GmtActive": "2020-01-16 13:33:37",
                "ProductKey": "a1ttsqu****",
                "DeviceSecret": "sLefbFmN9SYfnWLJTePG893XNuRV****",
                "GmtCreate": "2020-01-08 14:47:08",
                "UtcCreate": "2020-01-08T06:47:08.000Z",
                "IotId": "dwnS41bhNxjslDAIF****00100",
                "Status": "OFFLINE",
                "UtcActive": "2020-01-08T06:47:08.000Z",
                "Region": "cn-shanghai",
                "Nickname": "Temperature and humidity",
                "NodeType": 0,
                "ProductName": "Light, temperature, and humidity sensor"
                "Status": "OFFLINE",
                "GmtActive": "2020-01-17 16:23:15",
                "DeviceName": "TH_sensor",
                "Region": "cn-shanghai",
                "UtcActive": "2020-01-17T03:39:14.000Z",
                "ProductKey": "a1ttsqu****",
                "NodeType": 0,
                "DeviceSecret": "dCYdTU3gw5Z77bsHjPk6lPHPVnBT****",
                "ProductName": "Light, temperature, and humidity sensor",
                "GmtCreate": "2020-01-17 11:39:14",
                "UtcCreate": "2020-01-17T03:39:14.000Z",
                "IotId": "RKYkCRstfGBh5SZXL****00100"
    "RequestId": "D4C12DD8-4390-4877-B1DC-4049CF4868BC",
    "Success": true

Error codes

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