View RDS region and zone information

Last Updated: Sep 14, 2017

Description

Show the selectable RDS regions and zones. Before calling the CreateInstance interface, use this interface to view RegionId.

Request parameters

Name Type Required? Description
Action String Yes DescribeRegions

Return parameters

Name Type Description
<Public Return Parameters> - For details, see Public parameters.
Regions List<RDSRegion> Returned region list.

RDS region

Name Type Description
RegionId String Data center.
ZoneId String Zone.

Example

  • Request example

    1. https://rds.aliyuncs.com/?Action=DescribeRegions
    2. &<Public Request Parameters>
  • Return example

    XML format:

    1. <DescribeRegionsResponse>
    2. <Regions>
    3. <RDSRegion>
    4. <RegionId>cn-hangzhou</RegionId>
    5. <ZoneId>cn-hangzhou-a</RegionId>
    6. </RDSRegion>
    7. <RDSRegion>
    8. <RegionId>cn-hangzhou</RegionId>
    9. <ZoneId>cn-hangzhou-b</ZoneId>
    10. </RDSRegion>
    11. <RDSRegion>
    12. <RegionId>cn-qingdao</RegionId>
    13. <ZoneId>cn-qingdao-a</ZoneId>
    14. </RDSRegion>
    15. <RDSRegion>
    16. <RegionId>cn-beijing</RegionId>
    17. <ZoneId>cn-beijing-a</ZoneId>
    18. </RDSRegion>
    19. <RDSRegion>
    20. <RegionId>cn-hongkong</RegionId>
    21. <ZoneId>cn-hongkong-a</ZoneId>
    22. </RDSRegion>
    23. <RDSRegion>
    24. <RegionId>cn-shenzhen</RegionId>
    25. <ZoneId>cn-shenzhen-a</ZoneId>
    26. </RDSRegion>
    27. </Regions>
    28. <RequestId>A36D9720-7902-42A4-B8B9-014A2135E6C3</RequestId>
    29. </DescribeRegionsResponse>

    JSON format:

    1. {
    2. "Regions": {
    3. "RDSRegion": [
    4. {"RegionId": "cn-hangzhou","ZoneId":"cn-hangzhou-a"},
    5. {"RegionId": "cn-hangzhou","ZoneId":"cn-hangzhou-b"},
    6. { "RegionId": "cn-qingdao","ZoneId":"cn-qingdao-b"},
    7. {"RegionId": "cn-beijing","ZoneId": "cn-beijing-a"},
    8. { "RegionId": "cn-hongkong","ZoneId": "cn-hongkong-a"},
    9. {"RegionId": "cn-shenzhen","ZoneId": "cn-shenzhen-a"}
    10. ]
    11. },
    12. "RequestId": "A36D9720-7902-42A4-B8B9-014A2135E6C3"
    13. }
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