Creates a data source from which you want to forward data.

QPS limits

Each Alibaba Cloud account can run up to 10 queries per second (QPS).

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


OpenAPI Explorer automatically calculates the signature value. For your convenience, we recommend that you call this operation in OpenAPI Explorer. OpenAPI Explorer dynamically generates the sample code of the operation for different SDKs.

Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes CreateParserDataSource

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

Name String Yes DataSource

The name of the data source. The name must be 1 to 30 characters in length, and can contain letters, digits, underscores (_), and hyphens (-).

IotInstanceId String No iot-w2****

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

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

For more information, see Overview.

Description String No The device data.

The description of the data source.

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.

DataSource Struct

The returned information about the data source after the data source is created.

DataSourceId Long 1001

The ID of the data source.

Description String The device data.

The description of the data source.

Name String DataSource

The name of the data source.

UtcCreated String 2022-03-27T12:45:43.000Z

The time when the data source was created. The time is displayed in UTC. Format: yyyy-MM-dd'T'HH:mm:ss.SSS'Z'.

ErrorMessage String A system exception occurred.

The error message returned if the call fails.

RequestId String 291438BA-6E10-4C4C-B761-243B9A0D324F

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

        <Description>The device data. </Description>

JSON format

    "RequestId": "291438BA-6E10-4C4C-B761-243B9A0D324F",
    "Success": true,
    "DataSource": {
        "Description": "The device data.",
        "UtcCreated": "2022-03-27T12:45:43.000Z",
        "DataSourceId": 1001,
        "Name": "DataSource"