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Lifecycle

The lifecycle of a BMS contains all the statuses from its creation to deletion. This section describes each state and the conversion between states.

Figure 1 BMS statuses
Table 1 Descriptions of BMS statuses

Status

Attribute

Description

API Status

Creating

Intermediate state

A BMS is in this state after you apply for the BMS and before the BMS enters the running state.

If the BMS keeps in this state for a long period of time, exceptions occur. Contact the administrator to handle the exceptions.

BUILD/BUILDING

Starting

Intermediate state

A BMS is in this state when the BMS is in an intermediate state between Stopped and Running.

If the BMS keeps in this state for a long period of time, exceptions occur. Contact the administrator to handle the exceptions.

SHUTOFF

Running

Stable state

A BMS is in this state when the BMS is running properly.

A BMS in this state can provide services for you.

ACTIVE

Stopping

Intermediate state

A BMS is in this state when the BMS is in an intermediate state between Running and Stopped.

If the BMS keeps in this state for a long period of time, exceptions occur. Contact the administrator to handle the exceptions.

ACTIVE

Stopped

Stable state

A BMS is in this state after the BMS is correctly stopped.

A BMS in this state cannot provide services.

SHUTOFF

Restarting

Intermediate state

A BMS is in this state when the BMS is being restarted.

If the BMS keeps in this state for a long period of time, exceptions occur. Contact the administrator to handle the exceptions.

REBOOT

Forcibly restarting

Intermediate state

A BMS is in this state when the BMS is being forcibly restarted.

HARD_REBOOT

Deleting

Intermediate state

A BMS is in this state when the BMS is being deleted.

If the BMS keeps in this state for a long period of time, exceptions occur. Contact the administrator to handle the exceptions.

ACTIVE/SHUTOFF/REBOOT/HARD_REBOOT/ERROR

Deleted

Intermediate state

A BMS is in this state after the BMS is correctly deleted. A BMS in this state cannot provide services and will be removed from the system in a short time.

DELETED

Faulty

Stable state

A BMS is in this state when an exception occurs on the BMS.

A BMS in this state cannot provide services. Contact the administrator to rectify the fault.

ERROR

Rebuilding

Intermediate state

A BMS is in this state when it is being rebuilt.

SHUTOFF