You can access OpenAPI Explorer from a browser to call the API operations of an Alibaba Cloud service without the need to specify an AccessKey pair.

Background information

Warning When you call API operations in OpenAPI Explorer, the operations are performed on actual Alibaba Cloud resources. Proceed with caution.


  1. Open a browser and enter in the address bar. Log on to the OpenAPI Explorer console with you Alibaba Cloud account.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click Select Cloud Service and select an Alibaba Cloud service.
    The API operations that are supported by the specified Alibaba Cloud service are displayed. debug
  3. Find the required API operation, configure the request parameters for the operation based on the API Reference, and then click Submit Request.
    Note A parameter that is marked with an asterisk (*) is required. You must specify a value for the parameter.
  4. View the result.
    If the call fails, modify the API request based on the error message.