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Last updated: 2023-07-10 16:36:12

    1. API Description

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

    This API is used to replicate a snapshot to another region.

    • This is an async API. A new snapshot ID is issued when the cross-region replication task is generated. It does not mean that the snapshot has been replicated successfully. You can all the DescribeSnapshots API in the destination region to check for this snapshot. If the snapshot status is NORMAL, the snapshot is replicated successfully.
    • The snapshot cross-region replication service will be commercialized in the Q3 of 2022. We will notify users about the commercialization in advance. Please check your messages in the Message Center.

    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: CopySnapshotCrossRegions.
    Version Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: 2017-03-12.
    Region No String Common Params. This parameter is not required for this API.
    DestinationRegions.N Yes Array of String Destination regions of the replication task. You can query the value of regions by calling DescribeRegions API. Note that you can only specify regions that support snapshots.
    SnapshotId No String Snapshot ID, which can be queried via the DescribeSnapshots API.
    SnapshotName No String Name of the snapshot replica. If it’s not specified, it defaults to “Copied [source snapshot ID from [region name]”

    3. Output Parameters

    Parameter Name Type Description
    SnapshotCopyResultSet Array of SnapshotCopyResult Result of the cross-region replication task. The ID of the new snapshot replica is returned if the request succeeds. Otherwise Error is returned.
    RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

    4. Example

    Example1 Replicating a snapshot from Guangzhou to Beijing

    This example shows you how to replicate a snapshot from Guangzhou to Beijing.

    Input Example

    POST / HTTP/1.1
    Host: cbs.tencentcloudapi.com
    Content-Type: application/json
    X-TC-Action: CopySnapshotCrossRegions
    <Common request parameters>
        "SnapshotId": "snap-ckgjwkqh",
        "DestinationRegions": [

    Output Example

        "Response": {
            "SnapshotCopyResultSet": [
                    "SnapshotId": "snap-d012rm6t",
                    "DestinationRegion": "ap-beijing",
                    "Code": "Success",
                    "Message": ""
            "RequestId": "98f0b5f0-7d84-4d11-9819-ee7804e524a4"

    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
    InsufficientSnapshotQuota Insufficient snapshot quota.
    InternalError.ComponentError Dependent component request failed. Please contact customer service.
    InvalidAccount.InsufficientBalance Insufficient account balance
    InvalidParameterValue Invalid parameter value.
    InvalidSnapshot.NotSupported Indicates that the operation is not supported for the snapshot.
    InvalidSnapshotId.NotFound The ‘SnapshotId’ entered does not exist.
    ResourceBusy The resource is busy. Try again later.
    ResourceInUse.CopySnapshotConflict The specified snapshot is being replicated to the destination region.
    UnsupportedOperation.SnapshotNotSupportCopy The snapshot does not support cross-region replication.
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