Queries detailed information of a specified rule action.


Each Alibaba Cloud account can run a maximum of 50 queries per second (QPS).

Note RAM users of an Alibaba Cloud account share the quota of the account.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes GetRuleAction

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

ActionId Long Yes 100001

The rule action ID that you want to query.

You can query the rule action ID by using the following methods:

  • Call the CreateRuleAction operation and view the ActionId parameter in the response.
  • Call the ListRuleActions operation and view the Id parameter in the response.
IotInstanceId String No iot_instc_pu****_c*-v64********

The ID of the instance. You can view the instance ID on the Overview page in the IoT Platform console.

  • If your instance has an ID, you must configure this parameter. If you do not set this parameter, the call fails.
  • If your instance has no Overview page or ID, you do not need to set this parameter.

For more information, see Overview.

In addition to the preceding operation-specific request parameters, you must specify common request parameters when you call this operation. For more information, see Common request 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 F2D0755D-F350-40FE-9A6D-491859DB5E5F

The ID of the request.

RuleActionInfo Struct

The rule action information returned if the call was successful. For more information, see the following parameters.

Configuration String {\"topic\":\"/sys/a1zSA28****/device/thing/service/property/set\",\"topicType\":0,\"uid\":\"1231579*******\"}

The configurations of the rule action.

ErrorActionFlag Boolean false

Indicates whether the rule action forwarded error operation data that failed to be forwarded to the destination cloud service. A data forwarding failure indicates that forwarding retries also failed.

  • true: forwards error operation data.
  • false: forwards normal data instead of error operation data.
Id Long 100001

The ID of rule action.

RuleId Long 152323

The ID of the rule based on which the rule action is performed.


The type of the rule action. Valid values:

  • REPUBLISH: forwards data to another topic.
  • OTS: stores data to Tablestore.
  • MNS: sends data to Message Service (MNS).

  • FC: sends data to Function Compute.

  • RDS: Save to cloud databases.
  • AMQP: forwards data to an AMQP consumer group.
Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the call was successful.

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


Sample requests

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Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

  "RuleActionInfo": {
    "Type": "REPUBLISH", 
    "RuleId": 152323, 
    "Id": 100001, 
    "Configuration": "{\"topic\":\"/sys/a1zSA28***/device/thing/service/property/set\",\"topicType\":0,\"uid\":\"1231579*******\"}", 
    "ErrorActionFlag": false
  "RequestId": "F2D0755D-F350-40FE-9A6D-491859DB5E5F", 
  "Success": true

Error codes

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