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ApsaraDB for MongoDB:DescribeAccounts

Last Updated:Jan 17, 2023

You can call this operation to query the database accounts of an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.

Operation Description

Note This operation can query only the information of the root account.

Authorization information

The following table is the authorization information corresponding to the API, which can be found in the RAM permission policy statement.Action Used in the element to grant the RAM user or RAM role permission to call this API. The specific instructions are as follows:

  • Operation: the value that you can use in the Action element to specify the operation on a resource.
  • Access level: the access level of each operation. The levels are read, write, and list.
  • Resource type: the type of the resource on which you can authorize the RAM user or the RAM role to perform the operation. Take note of the following items:
    • The required resource types are displayed in bold characters.
    • If the permissions cannot be granted at the resource level, All resources is used in the Resource type column of the operation.
  • Condition keyword: refers to the condition keyword defined by the cloud product itself.
  • Associated operation: other operations that the RAM user or the RAM role must have permissions to perform to complete the operation. To complete the operation, the RAM user or the RAM role must have the permissions to perform the associated operations.
Operate access level Resource type conditional keyword Association operation
dds:DescribeAccounts LIST
  • MongoDB

Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Description Example
DBInstanceId string Yes

The ID of the instance.

AccountName string No

The name of the account. Set the value to root.


Response parameters

Parameter Type Description Example
RequestId string

The ID of the request.

Accounts array

Details about the accounts.

CharacterType string

The role of the account. Valid values:

  • db: shard
  • cs: Configserver
  • mongos: mongos
  • logic: sharded cluster instance
  • normal: replica set instance
AccountStatus string

The status of the account.

  • Unavailable
  • Available
AccountDescription string

The description of the account.

DBInstanceId string

The name of the instance to which the account belongs.

AccountName string

The name of the account.



Normal return example


  "RequestId": "B562A65B-39AB-4EE8-8635-5A222054FB35",
  "Accounts": {
    "Account": [
        "CharacterType": "mongos",
        "AccountStatus": "Available",
        "AccountDescription": "",
        "DBInstanceId": "dds-bp1fd530f271****",
        "AccountName": "root"

Error codes

Http code Error code Error message
403 ResponseEmptyError The Response is empty, maybe server request timeout.

For a list of error codes, visit the API error center.