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Last updated: 2023-08-18 14:28:06

1. API Description

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

This API is used to create an OpenSSH RSA key pair, which can be used to log in to a Linux instance.

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: 2019-07-19.
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

Host: ecm.tencentcloudapi.com
Content-Type: application/json
X-TC-Action: CreateKeyPair
<Common request parameters>

    "KeyName": "tencent"

Output Example

    "Response": {
        "KeyPair": {
            "KeyId": "skey-mv9yzyjj",
            "Description": "",
            "CreatedTime": "2020-09-22T00:00:00+00:00",
            "KeyName": "Tencent",
            "AssociatedInstanceIds": [],
            "PrivateKey": "-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----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\n/oxijESOLAJBnt3S/g+D530Enjitvfc9mEB7mh0VmwWvPg==\n-----END RSA PRIVATE KEY-----\n",
            "ProjectId": 0,
            "PublicKey": "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAAAgQDP0Yw2T4itUKOJQIK69c1Asy1UO88cxEbujR5Jbr0e/Ey1v4ZKAUzDnsBnFlf4hKPA1YvMB8RBYj4GcLtM7PrKnBNNram8rgl73X/klOO8oqKv+J/XUA7KHH1Y6wcn1RTRTMdDHbGhW1q/UpfeylNTbf+wEIWhEfaL5FKQm4hqCw== skey_112168"
        "RequestId": "6ef60bec-0242-43af-bb20-270359fb54a7"

5. Developer Resources


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

Command Line Interface

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
InvalidParameterValue The parameter value is incorrect.
InvalidParameterValue.InvalidKeyPairName Invalid key name.
InvalidParameterValue.LimitExceeded The parameter value exceeds the limit.
MissingParameter The parameter is missing.
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