Last updated: 2021-07-06 16:35:29

    1. API Description

    Domain name for API request:

    This API is used to query the list of alarm metrics.

    A maximum of 20 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

    Note: This API supports Finance regions. If the common parameter Region is a Finance region, a domain name with the Finance region needs to be specified, for example:

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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 parameter. The value used for this API: DescribeAlarmMetrics.
    Version Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: 2018-07-24.
    Region Yes String Common parameter. For more information, please see the list of regions supported by the product.
    Module Yes String Value fixed at "monitor"
    MonitorType Yes String Monitor type filter. Valid values: MT_QCE (Tencent Cloud service monitoring)
    Namespace Yes String Alarm policy type such as cvm_device, which is obtained through the DescribeAllNamespaces API

    3. Output Parameters

    Parameter Name Type Description
    Metrics Array of Metric Alarm metric list
    RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

    4. Example

    Example1 Querying alarm metric list

    This example shows you how to query the list of alarm metrics for "CVM - basic monitoring".

    Input Example

    POST / HTTP/1.1
    Content-Type: application/json
    X-TC-Action: DescribeAlarmMetrics
    <Common request parameters>
      "Module": "monitor",
      "MonitorType": "MT_QCE",
      "Namespace": "cvm_device"

    Output Example

    "Response": {
      "RequestId": "92hg92hj1-2h352h25hj-2h235h",
      "Metrics": [
          "Namespace": "cvm_device",
          "MetricName": "cpu_usage",
          "Description": "CPU utilization",
          "Max": 100,
          "Min": 0,
          "Dimensions": [
          "Unit": "%",
          "MetricConfig": {
            "Operator": [
            "Period": [
            "ContinuePeriod": [

    5. Developer Resources


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    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
    ResourceNotFound The resource is not found.
    UnsupportedOperation Unsupported operation.