Creates a consumer group that is required for an AMQP server-side subscription.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes CreateConsumerGroup

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

GroupName String Yes Consumer group 1

The name of the consumer group. The name must be 4 to 30 characters in length and can contain letters, digits, and underscores (_).

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

The ID of the instance. This parameter is not required for the public instance but required for Enterprise Edition instances.

In addition to the preceding operation-specific request parameters, you must specify common request parameters when you call this 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, see Error codes.

ErrorMessage String A system exception occurred.

The error message returned if the call fails.

GroupId String nJRaJPn5U1JITGf******

The ID of the consumer group.

RequestId String 73B9DF43-7780-47DE-8BED-077729D28BD2

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
&GroupName=Consumer group 1
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

  "GroupId": "nJRaJPn5U1JITGf******",
  "RequestId": "73B9DF43-7780-47DE-8BED-077729D28BD2",
  "Success": true

Error codes

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