Starts a data migration task.

Note When you call this operation, the data migration task must be in the Not Started, Paused, or Migration Failed state.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes StartMigrationJob

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

MigrationJobId String Yes dtss0611o8vv90****

The ID of the data migration instance. You can call the DescribeMigrationJobs operation to query all data migration instances.

RegionId String No cn-hangzhou

The ID of the region where the data migration instance resides. For more information, see List of supported regions.

AccountId String No 12323344****

The ID of the Alibaba Cloud account. You do not need to specify this parameter because this parameter will be removed in the future.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
ErrCode String InternalError

The error code returned if the call failed.

ErrMessage String The request processing has failed due to some unknown error.

The error message returned if the call failed.

RequestId String FDC111B1-ACBF-457D-9656-247FDEE9****

The ID of the request.

Success String true

Indicates whether the call was successful.


Sample requests

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

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "RequestId": "FDC111B1-ACBF-457D-9656-247FDEE9****",
    "Success": true

Error codes

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