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

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


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeAccounts

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

DBInstanceId String Yes dds-bpxxxxxxxx

The ID of the instance.

RegionId String No cn-hangzhou

The region ID of the instance. You can call the DescribeRegions operation to query the region ID.

AccountName String No root

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

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Accounts Array

Details about the accounts.

AccountDescription String Administrator

The description of the account.

AccountName String root

The name of the account.

AccountStatus String Available

The status of the account.

  • Unavailable
  • Available
CharacterType String mongos

The role of the account. Valid values:

  • db: shard
  • cs: Configserver
  • mongos: mongos
  • logic: sharded cluster instance
  • normal: replica set instance
DBInstanceId String dds-bpxxxxxxxx

The name of the instance to which the account belongs.

RequestId String B562A65B-39AB-4EE8-8635-5A222054FB35

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

http(s):// Action=DescribeAccounts
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "Accounts": {
        "Account": [
                "AccountStatus": "Available",
                "AccountDescription": "Administrator",
                "DBInstanceId": "dds-bpxxxxxxxx",
                "AccountName": "root"
    "RequestId": "A806B0FC-CFCC-48D8-8AEC-34C892806B40"

Error codes

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