Last Updated: Jan 15, 2018


Obtain the list of all your instances in batches with status information.

  • See Instance status table for the possibly queried instance status.
  • You can use this API to get a list of instances.

Request parameters

Name Type Required Description
Action String Yes Operation interface name, required parameter, with a value: DescribeInstanceStatus.
RegionId String Yes The Region ID of instance. See Regions and zones for region IDs.
ZoneId String No ID of the zone to which an instance belongs.
PageNumber Integer No Page number of the instance status list. The start value is 1. The default value is 1.
PageSize Integer No Sets the number of lines per page for queries per page. The maximum value is 50. The default value is 10.

Response parameters

Name Type Description
TotalCount Integer The total number of instances.
PageNumber Integer The page number of the instance list.
PageSize Integer The number of lines per page set during input.
InstanceStatuses InstanceStatusSetType An array format composed of InstanceStatusItemType. It returns the status information of an instance.


Request example

  2. &RegionId=cn-hangzhou
  3. &<Public Request Parameters>

Response example

XML format

  1. <DescribeInstanceStatusResponse>
  2. <RequestId>6EF60BEC-0242-43AF-BB20-270359FB54A7</RequestId>
  3. <TotalCount>2</TotalCount>
  4. <PageNumber>1</PageNumber>
  5. <PageSize>10</PageSize>
  6. <InstanceStatuses>
  7. <InstanceStatus>
  8. <InstanceId>i-instance1</InstanceId>
  9. <Status>Running</Status>
  10. </InstanceStatus>
  11. <InstanceStatus>
  12. <InstanceId>i-ae4r89pp</InstanceId>
  13. <Status>Stopped</Status>
  14. </InstanceStatus>
  15. </InstanceStatuses>
  16. </DescribeInstanceStatusResponse>

JSON format

  1. {
  2. "RequestId": "6EF60BEC-0242-43AF-BB20-270359FB54A7",
  3. "TotalCount": 2,
  4. "PageNumber": 1,
  5. "PageSize": 10,
  6. "InstanceStatuses": {
  7. "InstanceStatus": [{
  8. "InstanceId": "i-instance1",
  9. "Status": "Running"
  10. },
  11. {
  12. "InstanceId": "i-ae4r89pp",
  13. "Status": "Stopped"
  14. }]
  15. }
  16. }

Error codes

Error Code Error message HTTP status code Meaning
MissingParameter The input parameter RegionId that is mandatory for processing this request is not supplied. 400 RegionId value missing. See Regions and zones for region IDs.
InvalidParameter The specified parameter PageNumber is not valid. 400 The specified PageNumber is invalid (not a numeral).
InvalidParameter The specified parameter PageSize is not valid. 400 The specified PageSize is invalid (not a numeral or beyond permitted range).
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