API version: May 26, 2014

Last update: April 25, 2017

Release date Update Description
April 25, 2017 Added SSH key pair APIs.
  • Added the CreateKeyPair API to create an SSH key pair.
  • Added the DeleteKeyPairs API to delete SSH key pairs.
  • Added the DescribeKeyPairs API to query SSH key pairs.
  • Added the ImportKeyPair API to import an SSH key pair.
  • Added the AttachKeyPair API to bind an SSH key pair to an ECS instance.
  • Added the DetachKeyPair API to unbind an SSH key pair from an ECS instance.
April 1, 2016 Added the snapshot APIs.
  • Added the CreateAutoSnapshotPolicy API to create an automatic snapshot policy.
  • Added the DeleteAutoSnapshotPolicy API to release an automatic snapshot policy.
  • Added the ModifyAutoSnapshotPolicyEx API to modify an automatic snapshot policy.
  • Added the DescribeAutoSnapshotPolicyEx API to query an automatic snapshot policy.
  • Added the ApplyAutoSnapshotPolicy API to execute an automatic snapshot policy.
  • Added the CancelAutoSnapshotPolicy API to cancel an automatic snapshot policy.
December 22, 2015 Added the image import and task management APIs.
  • Added the ImportImage API to import custom images of users.
  • Added the DescribeTasks API to query a task list.
  • Added the DescribeTaskAttribute API to query details of a task.
  • Added the CancelTask API to cancel a task.
December 9, 2015 Modified the tag APIs.
  • Deprecated the DescribeResourceByTags API.
  • Set ResourceId to mandatory in the RemoveTags API.
  • Set DescribeInstances to support filtering based on the instance type families.
November 19, 2015 Launched the new instance series.
  • Added the DescribeInstanceTypeFamilies API to query information about the instance type families.
  • Set DescribeInstances to support filtering based on the instance type families.
  • Added AvailableInstanceTypes to ZoneType, which indicates all instance types that can be created in the zone.
  • Added the instance types of series II to the returned results.
October 10, 2015 Launched HaVip. Supported HaVip-related APIs.
September 4, 2015 Launched the ultra cloud disk. Supported creation of the ultra cloud disk by setting cloud_efficiency.
August 20, 2015 Launched the Tag function.  You can group resources by tags.
August 4, 2015 Launched the VPC function. Supported creation of VPC instances.
  • Added the VPC-related APIs.
  • Added the VRouter-related APIs.
  • Added the VSwitch-related APIs.
  • Added the EIP-related APIs.
  • Added the RouteTable-related APIs.
May 15, 2015  Launched the shared image. Added the shared image API.
May 14, 2015 Modified RAM authorization mode from four-step authorization to five-step authorization.
  • Added the requirement that accountid should be specified for the RAM authorization mode.
  • The original four-step authorization mode is still compatible, but the new five-step authorization is recommended.
April 21, 2015 Added the disk resizing function.
  • Added the ResizeDisk API.
  • Modified error codes for some APIs.
March 1, 2015  Added the Chinese description of error codes.
  • Added the Chinese description of error codes related to APIs.
  • Added the missing parameters for security group APIs.
  • Added the security group API ModifySecurityGroupAttribute.
February 6, 2015 Converted into online files, and added VPC APIs, bug fix information, and small adjustments.
  • Added VPC APIs.
  • Added new instance types.
  • Added the input parameter of EnableAutoSnapshot for the ModifyDiskAttribute API, and added the output parameter of EnableAutoSnapshot for the DescribeDisks API.
  • Corrected the measurement units of InternetTX, InternetRX, IntranetTX, and IntranetRX for DescribeInstanceMonitorData.
July 23, 2014 Added support for zones, independent basic cloud disks, and automatic snapshots.
  • Added the input parameter of ZoneId (zone) for some APIs.
  • Modified output parameters of some query APIs.
  • Added error codes and detailed error code scenarios of each API.
  • Updated a large number of sample codes.
  • Added one topic to describe the API actions when an account is in arrears or is locked for security reasons.
  • Added the status chart and status table of independent basic cloud disks.
April 3, 2014  Made some modifications for global availability.
  • Added and deleted some APIs.
  • Added some error codes.
  • Described in detail the possible error codes of each API.
  • Modified the optional values of some parameters.
  • Improved API descriptions.
  • Used same RequestId for the same API.
  • Added the limitations on CreateImage/AddDisk when snapshots were created before and on July 15, 2013.
  • Added the limitation for CreateInstance: If the instance memory is 512M, Windows operating system is not supported.
  • If the instance memory is 4G or above, a 32-bit operating system is not supported.
  • Adjusted the DescribeInstanceMonitorData code example and added the InstanceId and Time parameters.
May 22, 2013  Supplemented descriptions of some instance, disk, and snapshot APIs. Supplemented descriptions of some instance, disk, and snapshot APIs.
April 10, 2013 Added some functions, including resetting instances, displaying snapshot names, and querying specified instances.
  • Added the ResetInstance API.
  • Added the SnapshotName attribute for snapshots.
  • Added InstanceId for GetMonitorData to query monitoring information of the specified instance.
  • Supplemented API descriptions.
January 24, 2013 Completed the first release of version on May 26, 2014. Provided operation APIs related to instances, disks, images, snapshots, security groups, public IP addresses, regions, and monitoring.