Update history

Last Updated: Aug 15, 2017

API version: May 26, 2014


Last update: April 25, 2017


Release date Update Description
2017-4-25 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.
2016-4-1 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.
2015-12-22 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.
2015-12-09 Modified the tag APIs.
  • Deprecated the DescribeResourceByTags API.
  • Set ResourceId to mandatory in the RemoveTags API.
2015-11-19 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.
  • Set DescribeInstanceTypes to support filtering based on the type families.
    Added the instance types of series II to the returned results.
2015-10-10 Launched HaVip. Supported HaVip-related APIs.
2015-09-04 Launched the ultra cloud disk. Supported creation of the ultra cloud disk by setting cloud_efficiency.
2015-08-20 Launched the Tag function. You can group resources by tags.
2015-08-04 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.
2015-05-15 Launched the shared image. Added the shared image API.
2015-05-14 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.
2015-04-21 Added the disk resizing function.
  • Added the ResizeDisk API.
  • Modified error codes for some APIs.
2015-03-01 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.
2015-02-06 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.
2014-07-23 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.
2014-04-03 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.
2013-05-22 Supplemented descriptions of some instance, disk, and snapshot APIs. Supplemented descriptions of some instance, disk, and snapshot APIs.
2013-04-10 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.
2013-01-24 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.
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