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Certificate Management Service:DescribeCACertificateCount

Last Updated:Mar 24, 2023

Queries the number of certificate authority (CA) certificates that you create.

Operation Description

You can call the DescribeCACertificateCount operation to query the number of created CA certificates, which includes root CA certificates and intermediate CA certificates.


You can call this operation up to 10 times per second per account. If the number of the calls per second exceeds the limit, throttling is triggered. As a result, your business may be affected. We recommend that you take note of the limit when you call this operation.

Authorization information

The following table shows the authorization information corresponding to the API. The authorization information can be used in the Action policy element to grant a RAM user or RAM role the permissions to call this API operation. Description:

  • Operation: the value that you can use in the Action element to specify the operation on a resource.
  • Access level: the access level of each operation. The levels are read, write, and list.
  • Resource type: the type of the resource on which you can authorize the RAM user or the RAM role to perform the operation. Take note of the following items:
    • The required resource types are displayed in bold characters.
    • If the permissions cannot be granted at the resource level, All Resources is used in the Resource type column of the operation.
  • Condition Key: the condition key that is defined by the cloud service.
  • Associated operation: other operations that the RAM user or the RAM role must have permissions to perform to complete the operation. To complete the operation, the RAM user or the RAM role must have the permissions to perform the associated operations.
OperationAccess levelResource typeCondition keyAssociation operation
  • SSLCertificatesService

Request parameters

The current API does not require request parameters

All Alibaba Cloud API operations must include common request parameters.

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

Response parameters


The object.


The number of created CA certificates, which includes root CA certificates and intermediate CA certificates.


The ID of the request.



Sample success responses


  "TotalCount": 2,
  "RequestId": "15C66C7B-671A-4297-9187-2C4477247A74"

Error codes

For a list of error codes, visit the Service error codes.