Queries the download link to the traffic data that is captured when a DDoS attack event occurs.

Usage notes

You can call the DescribeCap operation to query the download link to the traffic data that is captured when a DDoS attack event occurs. You can download the traffic data from the download link and use the data as evidence.

Limits

You can call this operation up to 10 times per second per account. If the number of the calls per second exceeds the limit, throttling is triggered. As a result, your business may be affected. We recommend that you take note of the limit when you call this operation.

Debugging

OpenAPI Explorer automatically calculates the signature value. For your convenience, we recommend that you call this operation in OpenAPI Explorer. OpenAPI Explorer dynamically generates the sample code of the operation for different SDKs.

Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeCap

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

DdosRegionId String Yes cn-hangzhou

The region ID of the asset that is under DDoS attacks. The asset can be an elastic IP address (EIP). The asset can also be an Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instance or Server Load Balancer (SLB) instance that is assigned a public IP address.

Note You can call the DescribeRegions operation to query the most recent region list.
InstanceType String Yes ecs

The type of the asset that is under DDoS attacks. Valid values:

  • ecs: ECS instance
  • slb: SLB instance
  • eip: EIP
InstanceId String Yes i-bp10bclrt56fblts****

The ID of the asset that is under DDoS attacks..

Note You can call the DescribeInstance operation to query the IDs of ECS instances, SLB instances, and EIPs within the current Alibaba Cloud account.
BegTime Long Yes 1637812279000

The start time of the DDoS attack event. This value is a UNIX timestamp. Unit: milliseconds.

Note You can call the DescribeDdosEventList operation to query the start time of each DDoS attack event that occurred on an asset.

All Alibaba Cloud API operations must include common request parameters. For more information about common request parameters, see Common parameters.

For more information about sample requests, see the "Examples" section of this topic.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 57CD0774-47FE-52C4-866D-1E65122662BF

The ID of the request.

CapUrl Object

The download link to the traffic data that is captured when a DDoS attack event occurs..

Url String http://beaver-pack****.oss-cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/ddos-2021112511-121.89.XX.XX.cap?Expires=1637824408&OSSAccessKeyId=LTAIXu2lJhw3****&Signature=KKSzOMSUajtwcqfqxkU1nK69d4****

The download link to the traffic data.

Examples

Sample requests

http(s)://[Endpoint]/?Action=DescribeCap
&DdosRegionId=cn-hangzhou
&InstanceType=ecs
&InstanceId=i-bp10bclrt56fblts****
&BegTime=1637812279000
&Common request parameters

Sample success responses

XML format

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type:application/xml

<DescribeCapResponse>
    <RequestId>57CD0774-47FE-52C4-866D-1E65122662BF</RequestId>
    <CapUrl>
        <Url>http://beaver-pack****.oss-cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/ddos-2021112511-121.89.XX.XX.cap?Expires=1637824408&amp;OSSAccessKeyId=LTAIXu2lJhw3****&amp;Signature=KKSzOMSUajtwcqfqxkU1nK69d4****</Url>
    </CapUrl>
</DescribeCapResponse>

JSON format

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type:application/json

{
  "RequestId" : "57CD0774-47FE-52C4-866D-1E65122662BF",
  "CapUrl" : {
    "Url" : "http://beaver-pack****.oss-cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/ddos-2021112511-121.89.XX.XX.cap?Expires=1637824408&OSSAccessKeyId=LTAIXu2lJhw3****&Signature=KKSzOMSUajtwcqfqxkU1nK69d4****"
  }
}

Error codes

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