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Before You Start


This document provides the descriptions, syntax, parameters, and examples of the Elastic Cloud Server (ECS) APIs.

Table 1 Overview


How to Obtain

ECS API information and API list

Preparations before using the APIs

Representational State Transfer (REST) message bodies, calling methods, and examples

API calling description

Common parameters

Required Knowledge

ECS APIs include native OpenStack APIs and extension ECS APIs. To use native OpenStack APIs, you need to have basic knowledge of OpenStack, which you can find at