You can call this operation to query the error logs of an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.

  • This operation is applicable only to replica set and sharded cluster instances, but not to standalone instances.
  • You can call this operation up to 30 times per minute. To call this operation at a higher frequency, use a Logstore. For more information, see Manage a Logstore.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeErrorLogRecords

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to DescribeErrorLogRecords.

StartTime String Yes 2019-01-01T12:10Z

The beginning of the time range to query. Specify the time in the YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MMZ format. The time must be in UTC.

EndTime String Yes 2019-01-02T12:10Z

The end of the time range to query. The end time must be later than the start time. Specify the time in the yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mmZ format. The time must be in UTC.

DBInstanceId String Yes dds-bpxxxxxxxx

The ID of the instance.

Note If you specify this parameter to the ID of a sharded cluster instance, you must also specify the NodeId parameter.
NodeId String No d-bpxxxxxxxx

The ID of the mongos or shard in the specified sharded cluster instance.

Note This parameter is valid only if you set the DBInstanceId parameter to the ID of a sharded cluster instance.
RoleType String No primary

The role of the node in the instance. Valid values:

  • primary
  • secondary
Note If you set NodeId to the ID of a mongos node, the value of this parameter must be primary.
DBName String No mongodbtest

The name of the database.

PageSize Integer No 30

The number of entries to return on each page. Valid values: 30 to 100

PageNumber Integer No 1

The number of the page to return. The value must be a positive integer. Default value: 1.

RegionId String No cn-hangzhou

The region ID of the instance. You can call the DescribeDBInstanceAttribute operation to query the region ID of the instance.

ResourceGroupId String No sg-bpxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

The ID of the resource group.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Engine String MongoDB

The database engine.

Items Array of LogRecords

An array that consists of the information of log entries.

Category String NETWORK

The category of the log entry. Valid values: Valid values:

  • NETWORK: network connection log
  • ACCESS: access control log
  • -: general log
  • COMMAND: slow query log
  • SHARDING: sharded cluster log
  • STORAGE: storage engine log
  • CONNPOOL: connection pool log
  • ASIO: asynchronous I/O operation log
  • WRITE: slow update log
ConnInfo String conn18xxxxxx

The log connection information.

Content String xxxxxxxx

The content of log information.

CreateTime String 2019-02-26T12:09:34Z

The time when the log entry was generated. The time is in the YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ format. The time is displayed in UTC.

Id Integer 1111111111

The ID of the log entry.

PageNumber Integer 1

The page number of the page returned.

PageRecordCount Integer 1

The number of entries returned on each page.

RequestId String 68BCBEC2-1E66-471F-A1A8-E3C60C0A80B0

The ID of the request.

TotalRecordCount Integer 1

The total number of entries.


Sample requests

http(s):// Action=DescribeErrorLogRecords
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

    "Items": {
        "LogRecords": [
                "Category": "NETWORK",
                "CreateTime": "2019-02-26T12:09:34Z",
                "ConnInfo": "conn18xxxxxx",
                "Content": "xxxxxxxx"
    "PageNumber": 1,
    "TotalRecordCount": 2,
    "RequestId": "68BCBEC2-1E66-471F-A1A8-E3C60C0A80B0"

Error codes

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