The following tables list the API operations available for use in Elastic Container Instance.


Operation Description
DescribeRegions Queries the most recent regions available for container groups.

Container groups

Operation Description
CreateContainerGroup Creates a container group.
UpdateContainerGroup Updates a container group.
RestartContainerGroup Restarts a container group.
DeleteContainerGroup Deletes a container group.
DescribeContainerGroups Queries information about multiple container groups at a time.
DescribeContainerGroupEvents Queries event information about multiple container groups at a time.
DescribeContainerGroupStatus Queries the status of multiple container groups at a time.
ExecContainerCommand Runs a command in a container.
ResizeContainerGroupVolume Scales out a volume of a specified container group.

Image caches

Operation Description
CreateImageCache Creates an image cache.
UpdateImageCache Updates an image cache.
DeleteImageCache Deletes an image cache.
DescribeImageCaches Queries information about image caches.

Virtual nodes

Operation Description
CreateVirtualNode Creates a virtual node.
DescribeVirtualNodes Queries information about virtual nodes.
UpdateVirtualNode Updates a virtual node.
DeleteVirtualNode Deletes a virtual node.

Monitoring and logs

Operation Description
DescribeContainerGroupMetric Queries the monitoring data of a container group.
DescribeMultiContainerGroupMetric Queries the monitoring data of multiple container groups at a time.
DescribeContainerLog Queries the logs of a container.

Other operations

Operation Description
ListUsage Queries the used amounts and upper limits of privileges and quotas that you have in a specified region.
DescribeAvailableResource Queries the Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instance families that are available in a specified region and zone.
DescribeContainerGroupPrice Queries the price of a container group.