Releases an ApsaraDB for Redis instance.

For more information about how to perform the corresponding operation in the console, see Release an instance.

Before you call this operation, make sure that the following requirements are met:

  • The instance is in the running state.
  • The instance is charged on a pay-as-you-go basis.
Note You cannot call this operation to release a subscription instance, which is automatically released when it expires. To release a subscription instance before it expires, submit a ticket.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DeleteInstance

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

InstanceId String Yes r-bp1zxszhcgatnx****

The ID of the instance that you want to release.

GlobalInstanceId String No gr-bp14rkqrhac****

The ID of the distributed instance to which the instance belongs. This parameter is applicable to only China site (

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 5D622714-AEDD-4609-9167-F5DDD3D190D2

The ID of the request.


Sample requests
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

	"RequestId": "5D622714-AEDD-4609-9167-F5DDD3D190D2"

Error codes

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