Queries the information about assets based on a specified filter condition.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeGroupedInstances

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

Lang String No zh

The language of the content within the request and response. Default value: zh. Valid values:

  • zh: Chinese
  • en: English
MachineTypes String No ecs

The type of the assets whose information you want to query. Set the value to ecs, which indicates Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances.

GroupField String Yes groupId

The filter condition that you use to query assets. Valid values:

  • groupId: the group to which the assets belong
  • regionId: the region in which the assets reside
  • vpcInstanceId: the virtual private cloud (VPC) in which the assets reside
FieldValue String No test-01

The name of the group to which the assets belong. Fuzzy search is supported.

NoPage Boolean No true

Specifies whether to enable paged query. Default value: true. Valid values:

  • true: yes
  • false: no
PageSize Integer No 20

The number of entries to return on each page. Default value: 20.

CurrentPage Integer No 1

The number of the page to return. Default value: 1.

All Alibaba Cloud API operations must include common request parameters. For more information about common request parameters, see Common parameters.

For more information about sample requests, see the "Examples" section of this topic.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 52A3AEE6-114A-499D-8990-4BA9B27FE0AA

The ID of the request, which is used to locate and troubleshoot issues.

PageInfo Object

The pagination information.

CurrentPage Integer 5

The page number of the returned page.

PageSize Integer 20

The number of entries returned per page. Default value: 20.

TotalCount Integer 100

The total number of entries returned.

Count Integer 20

The total number of entries returned on the current page.

Instances Array of Instance

The information about the assets.

AsapVulInstanceCount Long 11

The number of assets on which high-risk vulnerabilities are detected.

UnProtectedInstanceCount String 32

The number of assets that are not protected by Security Center.

FieldAliasName String testA

The name of the server group.

InstanceCount String 205

The total number of assets that are of the specified type.

Note If the MachineTypes request parameter is not specified, the InstanceCount parameter is the total number of your assets.
RiskInstanceCount String 172

The number of assets that are at risk.

GroupFlag Integer 1

The type of the server group. Valid values:

  • 0: the default group
  • 1: other groups


Sample requests

&Common request parameters

Sample success responses

XML format

HTTP/1.1 200 OK


JSON format

HTTP/1.1 200 OK

  "RequestId" : "52A3AEE6-114A-499D-8990-4BA9B27FE0AA",
  "PageInfo" : {
    "CurrentPage" : 5,
    "PageSize" : 20,
    "TotalCount" : 100,
    "Count" : 20
  "Instances" : [ {
    "AsapVulInstanceCount" : 11,
    "UnProtectedInstanceCount" : "32",
    "FieldAliasName" : "testA",
    "InstanceCount" : "205",
    "RiskInstanceCount" : "172",
    "GroupFlag" : 1
  } ]

Error codes

HTTP status code Error code Error message Description
400 NoPermission no permission The error message returned because you do not have access permissions on the service.
500 ServerError ServerError The error message returned because a server error occurred.

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