Last updated: 2021-04-19 11:25:44

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

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


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
ResourceNotFound The resource is not found.
UnsupportedOperation Unsupported operation.