Creates a firmware verification job.


  • You must verify a firmware before you push the firmware to devices for a batch update. Only verified firmware can be used to update devices in batches. You can call the QueryOTAFirmware operation to view the status of the firmware verification.
  • You cannot initiate a verification job for a firmware that is being verified or has been verified.
  • You can specify a maximum of 10 devices for a firmware verification job.
  • Each Alibaba Cloud account can run a maximum of 10 queries per second (QPS).
    Note RAM users share the quota of the Alibaba Cloud account.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes CreateOTAVerifyJob

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

FirmwareId String Yes nx3xxVvFdwvn6dim50PY03****

The unique ID of the firmware.

A firmware ID is returned when you call the CreateOTAFirmware operation to create the firmware.

You can call the ListOTAFirmware operation and view the firmware ID in the response.

ProductKey String Yes a1VJwBw****

The ProductKey of the product to which the firmware belongs.

TargetDeviceName.N RepeatList Yes testdevice

The list of devices to be verified.

  • The devices in the list must belong to the same product as the firmware.
  • The list cannot contain duplicate device names.
  • You can specify a maximum of 10 devices.
IotInstanceId String No iot_instc_pu****_c*-v64********

The instance ID. This parameter is not required for the public instance but required for your purchased instances.

TimeoutInMinutes Integer No 1440

The timeout period for a device to update the firmware. Unit: minutes. Valid values: 1 to 1,440.

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

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Code String iot.system.SystemException

The error code that is returned if the call failed. For more information, see Error codes.

Data Struct

The job information that is returned if the call was successful. For more information, see the following parameters.

JobId String wahVIzGkCMuAUE2gDERM02****

The ID of the firmware verification job.

UtcCreate String 2019-11-04T06:22:19.566Z

The time when the firmware verification job was created. The time is in the UTC format.

ErrorMessage String A system exception has occurred.

The error message that is returned if the call failed.

RequestId String 29EC7245-0FA4-4BB6-B4F5-5F04818FDFB1

The globally unique ID that Alibaba Cloud generated for the request.

Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the call was successful. true indicates that the call was successful. false indicates that the call failed.


Sample requests
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

  "Data": {
    "JobId": "wahVIzGkCMuAUE2gDERM02****",
    "UtcCreate": "2019-11-04T06:22:19.566Z"
  "RequestId": "29EC7245-0FA4-4BB6-B4F5-5F04818FDFB1",
  "Success": true

Error codes

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