Modifies a device shadow.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes UpdateDeviceShadow

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

DeviceName String Yes device1

The name of the device whose shadow information needs to be modified.

ProductKey String Yes a1T27vz****

The ProductKey of the product to which the device belongs.

ShadowMessage String Yes {"method":"update","state":{"desired":{"color":"green"}},"version":2}

The expected shadow information.

The shadow information includes the following parameters:

  • method: the type of the operation. Data type: string. Set the value to update.
  • state: the status of the device shadow. The desired parameter specifies the expected shadow status.
  • version: the version of the shadow. Data type: long. The specified version must be later than the current version.
IotInstanceId String No iot_instc_pu****_c*-v64********

The ID of the instance. This parameter is not required for the public instance but required for Enterprise Edition instances.

DeltaUpdate Boolean No false

Specifies whether to update the desired parameter of the shadow.

  • true: performs an incremental update
  • false: performs a full update

Default value: false.

In addition to the preceding operation-specific request parameters, you must specify common request parameters when you call this operation. For more information about common request parameters, see Common parameters.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Code String iot.system.SystemException

The error code returned if the call fails. For more information, see Error codes.

ErrorMessage String A system exception occurred.

The error message returned if the call fails.

RequestId String 6754C0E7-A35D-4CC8-A684-45EB1F0008D9

The ID of the request.

Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the call was successful.

  • true: The call was successful.
  • false: The call failed.


Sample requests
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "RequestId": "6754C0E7-A35D-4CC8-A684-45EB1F0008D9",
    "Success": true

Error codes

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