Queries the details of permission groups.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description 
Action String Yes DescribeAccessGroups

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to DescribeAccessGroups.

AccessGroupName String No classic-test

The name of the permission group.

PageSize Integer No 2

The number of entries to return on each page.

  • Maximum value: 100.
  • Default value: 10.
PageNumber Integer No 1

The number of the page to return.

  • Pages start from page 1.
  • Default value: 1.
UseUTCDateTime Boolean No true

Specifies whether the time to return is in UTC. Valid values: true and false.

FileSystemType String No standard

The type of file system.

  • Valid values: standard and extreme.
  • Default value: standard.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 2514F97E-FFF0-4A1F-BF04-729CEAC64B6F

The ID of the request.

TotalCount Integer 2

The total number of permission groups.

PageSize Integer 2

The number of entries returned per page.

PageNumber Integer   1

The page number of the returned page.

AccessGroups Array

The details of permission groups.

AccessGroupName String classic-test

The name of each permission group.

AccessGroupType String Classic

The type of permission group. Valid values: VPC and Classic.

RuleCount Integer  0

The total number of rules that are included in the permission group.

MountTargetCount Integer  0

The number of mount targets that have the permission group applied.

Description String This is a classic test access group~

The description of the permission group.


Sample requests

http(s)://[Endpoint]/? Action=DescribeAccessGroups
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

            <Description>DEFAULT ACCESS GROUP NAME</Description>
            <Description>This is a classic test access group~</Description>

JSON format

  "AccessGroups": {
    "AccessGroup": [
        "RuleCount": 1,
        "AccessGroupType": "Vpc",
        "Description": "DEFAULT ACCESS GROUP NAME",
        "AccessGroupName": "DEFAULT_VPC_GROUP_NAME",
        "MountTargetCount": 8
        "RuleCount": 0,
        "AccessGroupType": "Classic",
        "Description": "This is a classic test access group~",
        "AccessGroupName": "classic-test",
        "MountTargetCount": 0
  "TotalCount": 2,
  "PageSize": 2,
  "RequestId": "2514F97E-FFF0-4A1F-BF04-729CEAC64B6F",
  "PageNumber": 1

Error codes

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