Adds one or more devices to a group.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes BatchAddDeviceGroupRelations

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

Device.N.DeviceName String Yes ZHuPo6sZzv7pOzYh****

The names of devices that you want to add to a group.

Device.N.ProductKey String Yes a1kORrK****

The keys of products to which the devices belong.

GroupId String Yes 6VfhebLg5iUe****

The ID of the group. The ID is the globally unique identifier (GUID) for the group.

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

The instance ID. 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 operation-specific request parameters, you must specify common request parameters when you call this API operation. For more information, see Common request parameters.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
AlreadyRelatedGroupDeviceCount Integer 0

The number of devices that exist in the group.

Code String iot.system.SystemException

The error code returned if the call fails. For more information, see Error codes.

ErrorMessage String A system exception occurred.

The error message returned if the call fails.

ExceedTenGroupDeviceCount Integer 0

The number of the specified devices that are added to 10 or more groups. You can add a device to a maximum of 10 groups.

RequestId String 671D0F8F-FDC7-4B12-93FA-336C079C965A

The ID of the request.

Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the call succeeds.

  • true: The call succeeded.
  • false: The call failed.
SuccessAddedDeviceCount Integer 2

The number of devices that are added to the group.

ValidDeviceCount Integer 2

The number of valid devices that you specify.


Sample requests
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

      <ErrorMessage>2 devices have been added, and 0 devices failed to be added. </ErrorMessage>

JSON format

    "ErrorMessage":"2 devices have been added, and 0 devices failed to be added.",

Error codes

For a list of error codes, visit the API Error Center.