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

1. API Description

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

This API is used to restart an instance. Only instances in RUNNING status can be restarted. The instance status will become REBOOTING when the API is called successfully and will become RUNNING when the instance is restarted successfully. Forced restart is supported. Just like powering off a physical PC and restarting it, a forced restart may cause data loss or file system corruption. Make sure that you use this API only when the server cannot be restarted 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: RebootInstances.
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 restarted. You can request up to 100 instances in a region at a time.
ForceReboot No Boolean Whether to force restart the instance after it failed to be restarted normally. Valid values:
TRUE: yes;
FALSE: no;
Default value: FALSE.
StopType No String Shutdown type. Valid values:
SOFT: soft shutdown
HARD: hard shutdown
SOFT_FIRST: perform a soft shutdown first; if it fails, perform a hard 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 Restarting instance

This example shows you how to restart an instance.

Input Example

&<Common request parameters>

Output Example

    "Response": {
        "RequestId": "d40cdb72-7bc0-4b48-b3aa-djl3424-a6482"

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.InternalOperationFailure Internal error.
FailedOperation.OperationNotAllow The current operation is not allowed.
InvalidParameter.InvalidDataFormat The data format is incorrect.
InvalidParameterValue.InvalidDataDiskType The data disk type is invalid.
InvalidParameterValue.InvalidISPInNode The ISP is invalid.
InvalidParameterValue.InvalidInstanceID The instance ID is invalid.
InvalidParameterValue.ParameterValueTooLarge The parameter value exceeds the limit.
OperationDenied.InstanceOperationInProgress The current operation is not allowed.
ResourceNotFound.InstanceNotExist The instance is invalid.
ResourceUnavailable.InstanceNotRunning The instance is not running.
UnauthorizedOperation.ForbiddenOperation You don't have the permission to perform this operation.
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