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Lifecycle

A lifecycle indicates the ECS statuses recorded from the time when the ECS is created through the time when the ECS is deleted or released.

Table 1 ECS statuses

Status

Status Attribute

Description

API Status

Creating

Intermediate

The ECS has been created but is not running.

BUILD or BUILDING

Starting

Intermediate

The ECS is between the Stopped and Running states.

SHUTOFF

Running

Stable

The ECS is running properly.

An ECS in this state can provide services.

ACTIVE

Stopping

Intermediate

The ECS is between the Running and Stopped states.

ACTIVE

Stopped

Stable

The ECS has been properly stopped.

An ECS in this state cannot provide services.

SHUTOFF

Restarting

Intermediate

The ECS is being restarted.

REBOOT

Resizing

Intermediate

The ECS has received a resizing request and has started to resize.

RESIZE

Verifying resizing

Intermediate

The ECS is verifying the modified configuration.

VERIFY_RESIZE

Deleting

Intermediate

The ECS is being deleted.

If the ECS remains in this state for a long time, exceptions may have occurred. In such an event, contact the administrator.

ACTIVE, SHUTOFF, REBOOT, RESIZE, VERIFR_RESIZE, HARD_REBOOT, REVERT_RESIZE, or ERROR

Deleted

Intermediate

The ECS has been deleted. An ECS in this state cannot provide services and will be promptly cleared from the system.

DELETED

Faulty

Stable

An exception has occurred on the ECS.

An ECS in this state cannot provide services. Contact the administrator.

ERROR

Reinstalling OS

Intermediate

The ECS has received a request to reinstall the OS and has begun the reinstallation.

SHUTOFF

Reinstalling OS failed

Stable

The ECS received a request to reinstall the OS, but due to exceptions, the reinstallation failed.

An ECS in this state cannot provide services. Contact the administrator.

SHUTOFF

Changing OS

Intermediate

The ECS received a request to change the OS and has begun implementing the changes.

SHUTOFF

OS Change failed

Stable

The ECS has received a request to change the OS, but due to exceptions, the changes failed to be implemented.

An ECS in this state cannot provide services. Contact the administrator.

SHUTOFF

Forcibly restarting

Intermediate

The ECS is being forcibly restarted.

HARD_REBOOT

Rolling back resizing

Intermediate

The ECS is rolling back resizing.

REVERT_RESIZE