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ApsaraVideo VOD:CreateAppInfo

Last Updated:May 11, 2024

Creates an application.

Operation description

You can create up to 10 applications within an Alibaba Cloud account. For more information, see Multi-application service.

QPS limits

You can call this operation up to 50 times per second per account. Requests that exceed this limit are dropped and you will experience service interruptions. We recommend that you take note of this limit when you call this operation. For more information, see QPS limits on API operations in ApsaraVideo VOD.


OpenAPI Explorer automatically calculates the signature value. For your convenience, we recommend that you call this operation in OpenAPI Explorer.

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 keyAssociated operation
  • All Resources

Request parameters


The name of the application. The application name must be unique.

  • The name can contain letters, digits, periods (.), hyphens (-), and at signs (@). The name can be up to 128 characters in length.
  • The value must be encoded in UTF-8.

The description of the application.

  • The description can contain up to 512 characters in length.
  • The value must be encoded in UTF-8.

Response parameters


The returned result.


The ID of the application.


The ID of the request.



Sample success responses


  "AppId": "app-****",
  "RequestId": "25818875-5F78-4A13-34D5-D7393642****"

Error codes

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

Change history

Change timeSummary of changesOperation
2021-08-03The internal configuration of the API is changed, but the call is not affectedsee changesets
Change itemChange content
The internal configuration of the API is changed, but the call is not affected.