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Last updated: 2023-08-18 14:28:07

1. API Description

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

Only instances in RUNNING status can be shut down.
The instance status will become STOPPING when the API is called successfully and will become STOPPED when the instance is shut down successfully.
Forced shutdown is supported. Just like powering off a physical PC, a forced shutdown may cause data loss or file system corruption. Make sure that you use this API only when the server cannot be shut down normally.

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: StopInstances.
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.
InstanceIdSet.N Yes Array of String List of IDs of the instances to be shut down. You can request up to 100 instances in a region at a time.
ForceStop No Boolean Whether to force shut down the instance after it failed to be shut down normally. Default value: false: no.
StopType No String Instance shutdown mode. Valid values:
SOFT_FIRST: perform a forced shutdown in case of a failure of the normal shutdown;
HARD: forced shutdown;
SOFT: Soft shutdown;
Default value: SOFT.

3. Output Parameters

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

4. Example

Example1 Shutting down instance

This example shows you how to shut down an instance.

Input Example

&<Common request parameters>

Output Example

    "Response": {
        "RequestId": "d40cdb72-7bc0-4b48-b3aa-25e8401f6999"

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
FailedOperation.InstanceOwnerCheckFailed The instance does not belong to the current module.
FailedOperation.InternalOperationFailure Internal error.
FailedOperation.OperationNotAllow The current operation is not allowed.
InvalidParameter.InvalidDataFormat The data format is incorrect.
InvalidParameterValue.InvaildModifyParam The parameter is incorrect.
InvalidParameterValue.InvalidInstanceID The instance ID is invalid.
InvalidParameterValue.ParameterValueTooLarge The parameter value exceeds the limit.
ResourceUnavailable.InstanceNotRunning The instance is not running.
UnauthorizedOperation.ForbiddenOperation You don't have the permission to perform this operation.
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