This topic introduces the request structure.

Service address

The access address for the Auto Scaling API service is

Communication protocols

The system supports request communication through the HTTP or HTTPS channel. We recommend that you send requests over HTTPS for enhanced security.

Request methods

The system allows you to send HTTP GET requests. This requires request parameters to be included in the request URL.

Request parameters

For each request, you must specify the operation you want to execute, namely the Action parameter (for example, CreateScalingGroup), and each operation must contain the public and specific request parameters of the specified operation.

Character encoding

Requests and returned results are encoded using the UTF-8 character set.