Queries the status of Alibaba Cloud Content Delivery Network (CDN) under your account. The status information includes the service activation time, current service status, current billing method, and the next billing method to take effect.

Note The maximum number of times that each user can call this operation per second is 30.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeCdnService

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

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
InternetChargeType String PayByTraffic

The current billing method of Alibaba Cloud CDN.

  • PayByTraffic: pay-by-data-transfer.
  • PayByBandwidth: pay-by-bandwidth.
OpeningTime String 2019-02-28T13:11:49Z

The time when Alibaba Cloud CDN was activated. The time follows the ISO 8601 standard in the yyyy-MM-ddThh:mmZ format.

ChangingChargeType String PayByTraffic

The next billing method that Alibaba Cloud CDN will use. Valid values:

  • PayByTraffic: pay-by-data-transfer.
  • PayByBandwidth: pay-by-bandwidth.
ChangingAffectTime String 2019-11-27T16:00:00Z

The time when the next billing method takes effect. The time is displayed in GMT.

OperationLocks Array of LockReason

The lock status of Alibaba Cloud CDN.

LockReason String financial

The reason why Alibaba Cloud CDN is locked. A value of financial indicates that the service is locked due to overdue payments.

InstanceId String aliuidxx

The ID of the instance.

RequestId String 16A96B9A-F203-4EC5-8E43-CB92E68F4CD8

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "ChangingAffectTime": "2014-11-27T16:00:00Z",
    "ChangingChargeType": "PayByBandwidth",
    "InternetChargeType": "PayByTraffic",
    "OpeningTime": "2014-02-28T13:11:49Z",
    "OperationLocks": {
        "LockReason": []
    "RequestId": "BFFCDFAD-DACC-484E-9BE6-0AF3B3A0DD23"

Error codes

HttpCode Error code Error message Description
400 UnsupportedParameter There is unsupported parameters The error message returned because the specified parameter value is not supported.

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