EnableMetricsCollection - Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
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EnableMetricsCollection

Enables group metrics collection for the specified Auto Scaling group.

You can use these metrics to track changes in an Auto Scaling group and to set alarms on threshold values. You can view group metrics using the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling console or the CloudWatch console. For more information, see Monitor CloudWatch metrics for your Auto Scaling groups and instances in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

AutoScalingGroupName

The name of the Auto Scaling group.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: Yes

Granularity

The frequency at which Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling sends aggregated data to CloudWatch. The only valid value is 1Minute.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: Yes

Metrics.member.N

Identifies the metrics to enable.

You can specify one or more of the following metrics:

  • GroupMinSize

  • GroupMaxSize

  • GroupDesiredCapacity

  • GroupInServiceInstances

  • GroupPendingInstances

  • GroupStandbyInstances

  • GroupTerminatingInstances

  • GroupTotalInstances

  • GroupInServiceCapacity

  • GroupPendingCapacity

  • GroupStandbyCapacity

  • GroupTerminatingCapacity

  • GroupTotalCapacity

  • WarmPoolDesiredCapacity

  • WarmPoolWarmedCapacity

  • WarmPoolPendingCapacity

  • WarmPoolTerminatingCapacity

  • WarmPoolTotalCapacity

  • GroupAndWarmPoolDesiredCapacity

  • GroupAndWarmPoolTotalCapacity

If you specify Granularity and don't specify any metrics, all metrics are enabled.

For more information, see Auto Scaling group metrics in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Type: Array of strings

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

ResourceContention

You already have a pending update to an Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling resource (for example, an Auto Scaling group, instance, or load balancer).

HTTP Status Code: 500

Examples

Example

This example illustrates one usage of EnableMetricsCollection.

Sample Request

https://autoscaling.amazonaws.com/?Action=EnableMetricsCollection &AutoScalingGroupName=my-asg &Granularity=1Minute &Metrics.member.1=GroupDesiredCapacity &Version=2011-01-01 &AUTHPARAMS

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific Amazon SDKs, see the following: