Queries detailed information of a specified rule action.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes GetRuleAction

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

ActionId Long Yes 100001

The ID of the rule action that you want to query. You can call the CreateRuleAction operation to view the ActionId response parameter. You can also call the ListRuleActions operation to view the Id response parameter.

IotInstanceId String No iot_instc_pu****_c*-v64********

The ID of the instance. This parameter is not required for public instances. However, the parameter is required for the instances that you have purchased.

In addition to the preceding exclusive request parameters, you must specify common request parameters when calling this API operation. For more information about common request parameters, see Common parameters.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Code String iot.system.SystemException


ErrorMessage String A system exception occurred.

The error message returned if the call failed.

RequestId String F2D0755D-F350-40FE-9A6D-491859DB5E5F

The globally unique ID that is generated by Alibaba Cloud for the request.

RuleActionInfo Struct

The rule action information returned if the call was successful. For more information, see the following parameters.

Configuration String {\"topic\":\"/sys/a1zSA28****/device/thing/service/property/set\",\"topicType\":0,\"uid\":\"1231579*******\"}

The configurations of the rule action.

ErrorActionFlag Boolean false

Indicates whether the rule action forwarded error operation data that failed to be forwarded to the destination cloud service. A data forwarding failure indicates that forwarding retries also failed.

  • true: forwards error operation data.
  • false: forwards normal data instead of error operation data.
Id Long 100001

The ID of rule action.

RuleId Long 152323

The ID of the rule based on which the rule action is performed.


The type of the rule action. Valid values:

  • REPUBLISH: forwards data to another topic.
  • OTS: stores data to Table Store.
  • MNS: sends data to Message Service (MNS).
  • FC: sends data to Function Compute.
  • RDS: stores data to cloud databases.
  • AMQP: forwards data to Message Queue for AMQP consumer groups.
Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the call was successful. true indicates that the call was successful. false indicates that the call failed.


Sample requests

&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

  "RuleActionInfo": {
    "Type": "REPUBLISH", 
    "RuleId": 152323, 
    "Id": 100001, 
    "Configuration": "{\"topic\":\"/sys/a1zSA28***/device/thing/service/property/set\",\"topicType\":0,\"uid\":\"1231579*******\"}", 
    "ErrorActionFlag": false
  "RequestId": "F2D0755D-F350-40FE-9A6D-491859DB5E5F", 
  "Success": true

Error codes

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