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Last updated: 2023-12-04 16:31:55

    1. API Description

    Domain name for API request: lighthouse.tencentcloudapi.com.

    This API is used to create a key pair.

    A maximum of 20 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

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    2. Input Parameters

    The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

    Parameter Name Required Type Description
    Action Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: CreateKeyPair.
    Version Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: 2020-03-24.
    Region No String Common Params. This parameter is not required for this API.
    KeyName Yes String Key pair name, which can contain up to 25 digits, letters, and underscores.

    3. Output Parameters

    Parameter Name Type Description
    KeyPair KeyPair Key pair information.
    RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

    4. Example

    Example1 Creating key pair

    Input Example

    &<Common request parameters>

    Output Example

        "Response": {
            "KeyPair": {
                "KeyId": "lhkp-hfenegt1",
                "KeyName": "test_create_1",
                "PublicKey": "xxxxxx",
                "AssociatedInstanceIds": [],
                "CreatedTime": null,
                "PrivateKey": "xxxxxx"
            "RequestId": "02dc35eb-06f0-477f-9b06-c980bc56c18d"

    5. Developer Resources


    TencentCloud API 3.0 integrates SDKs that support various programming languages to make it easier for you to call APIs.

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    6. Error Code

    The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

    Error Code Description
    FailedOperation.CreateKeyPairFailed Failed to create the key pair.
    InvalidParameterValue.DuplicateParameterValue The parameter KeyName already exists and is duplicate.
    InvalidParameterValue.InvalidKeyPairNameEmpty Invalid parametric value.
    InvalidParameterValue.InvalidKeyPairNameIncludeIllegalChar The key pair name is invalid.
    InvalidParameterValue.InvalidKeyPairNameTooLong The parameter length is invalid.
    LimitExceeded.KeyPairLimitExceeded The key pair quota is exceeded.
    UnauthorizedOperation.NoPermission No permission
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