Adds a TSL feature to a specified product.


  • You can call this operation to add a maximum of 10 TSL features. TSL features include properties, services, and events.
  • Each Alibaba Cloud account can run a maximum of 5 queries per second (QPS).
    Note 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 CreateThingModel

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

ProductKey String Yes a1BwAGV****

The ProductKey of the product.

You can view the ProductKey on the Product Details page of the IoT Platform console. You can also obtain the ProductKey by calling the QueryProductList operation.

ThingModelJson String Yes { "properties":[ { "identifier": "SimCardType", "extendConfig":"{...}", "dataSpecs": { "max": "1", "dataType": "INT", "unit": "mmHg", "min": "0", "step": "1" }, "std": false, "custom": true, "dataType": "INT", "rwFlag": "READ_ONLY", "productKey": "a1bPo9p****", "required": false, "customFlag": true, "name": "SIM card type" } ], "services":[...], "events":[...] }

The details of the feature.

Note You can specify a maximum of 10 features.

For more information about how to specify this parameter, see Data structure of ThingModelJson.

IotInstanceId String No iot-cn-0pp1n8t****

The ID of the instance. 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 about common request parameters, see Common parameters.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Code String iot.system.SystemException

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

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 was successful.

  • true: The call was successful.
  • false: The call failed.


Sample requests
&ThingModelJson={"properties":[{"identifier": "SimCardType","dataSpecs": {"max": "1", "dataType": "INT","unit": "mmHg","min": "0","step": "1"},"std": false,"custom": true,"dataType": "INT","rwFlag": "READ_ONLY","productKey": "a1bPo9p****","required": false,"customFlag": true, "name": "SIM card type"}]}
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

  "RequestId": "9E76053E-26ED-4AB4-AE58-8AFC3F1E7E8E",
  "Success": true

Error codes

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