Queries the detailed information about a consumer group based on the consumer group ID when you use an AMQP server-side subscription.


Each Alibaba Cloud account can run a maximum of 5 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 QueryConsumerGroupByGroupId

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

GroupId String Yes nJRaJPn5U1JITGf******

The ID of the consumer group. After you call the CreateConsumerGroup operation to create a consumer group, the consumer group ID is returned. You can call the QueryConsumerGroupList operation to query the consumer group ID by group name. You can also go to the IoT Platform console,and choose Rules > Server-side Subscription > Consumer Groups to view the consumer group ID.

IotInstanceId String No iot-cn-0pp1n8t****

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.

Data Struct

The details about the consumer group. This parameter is returned if the call is successful.

CreateTime String 2020-05-20T00:05:20.000Z

The time when the consumer group was created. The time follows the ISO 8601 standard in the yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ss.SSSZ format. The time is displayed in UTC and accurate to milliseconds.

GroupId String nJRaJPn5U1JITGf******

The ID of the consumer group.

GroupName String Consumer group 1

The name of the consumer group.

ErrorMessage String A system exception occurred.

The error message returned if the call fails.

RequestId String 73B9DF43-7780-47DE-8BED-077729D28BD2

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

        <GroupName>Consumer group 1</GroupName>

JSON format

  "Data": {
        "GroupId": "nJRaJPn5U1JITGf******",
        "GroupName": "Consumer Group 1",
        "CreateTime": "2019-11-12T11:19:13.000Z"
  "RequestId": "73B9DF43-7780-47DE-8BED-077729D28BD2",
  "Success": true

Error codes

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