Last updated: 2021-01-26 14:30:19

1. API Description

Domain name for API request:

This API is used to create an alarm policy.

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: CreateAlarmPolicy.
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"
PolicyName Yes String Policy name, which can contain up to 20 characters
MonitorType Yes String Monitor type. 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
Remark No String Remarks with up to 100 letters, digits, underscores, and hyphens
Enable No Integer Whether to enable. Valid values: 0 (no), 1 (yes). Default value: 1. This parameter can be left empty
ProjectId No Integer Project ID. Valid values: -1 (no project), 0 (default project). Default value: -1. This parameter can be left empty
Condition No AlarmPolicyCondition Metric trigger condition
EventCondition No AlarmPolicyEventCondition Event trigger condition
NoticeIds.N No Array of String List of notification rule IDs, which is obtained through the DescribeAlarmNotices API
TriggerTasks.N No Array of AlarmPolicyTriggerTask Triggered task list

3. Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
PolicyId String Alarm policy ID
OriginId String Policy ID for instance/instance group binding and unbinding APIs (BindingPolicyObject, UnBindingAllPolicyObject, UnBindingPolicyObject)
RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

4. Example

Example1 Creating alarm policy

This example shows you how to bind two notification rules and one auto scaling policy where the policy type is "CVM - basic monitoring", triggering metric is "CPU utilization >= 99.9%", and triggering event is "unreachable by ping".

Input Example

Content-Type: application/json
X-TC-Action: CreateAlarmPolicy
<Common request parameters>

  "Module": "monitor",
  "PolicyName": "CVM alarm policy",
  "Remark": "This is the remark",
  "MonitorType": "MT_QCE",
  "Enable": 1,
  "ProjectId": 0,
  "Namespace": "cvm_device",
  "Condition": {
    "IsUnionRule": 1,
    "Rules": [
        "MetricName": "cpu_usage",
        "Period": 60,
        "Operator": "ge",
        "Value": "99.9",
        "ContinuePeriod": 1,
        "NoticeFrequency": 3600,
        "IsPowerNotice": 0
  "EventCondition": {
    "Rules": [
        "MetricName": "ping_unreach"
  "NoticeIds": [
  "TriggerTasks": [
      "Type": "AS",
      "TaskConfig": "{\"Region\":\"ap-guangzhou\",\"Group\":\"asg-0zhspjx\",\"Policy\":\"asp-ganig28\"}"

Output Example

  "Response": {
    "RequestId": "29ghj2hh-45-h53h234h-23",
    "PolicyId": "policy-hi498gw3h2",
    "OriginId": "1234556"

5. Developer Resources


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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
FailedOperation Operation failed.
InternalError Internal error.
InvalidParameter Invalid parameter.
InvalidParameterValue The parameter value is incorrect.
ResourceNotFound The resource is not found.
UnsupportedOperation Unsupported operation.

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