Creates an alert template.

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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes CreateMetricRuleTemplate

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

Name String Yes My alert template

The name of the alert template.

AlertTemplates.N.MetricName String Yes cpu_total

The name of the metric. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

Note For more information, see DescribeMetricMetaList or Appendix 1: Metrics.
AlertTemplates.N.RuleName String Yes My CPU monitoring

The name of the alert rule. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Category String Yes ecs

The abbreviation of the service name. Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid values:

  • ecs: Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances provided by Alibaba Cloud and hosts not provided by Alibaba Cloud
  • rds: ApsaraDB for RDS
  • ads: AnalyticDB
  • slb: Server Load Balancer (SLB)
  • vpc: Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • apigateway: API Gateway
  • cdn: CDN: Alibaba Cloud Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • cs: Container Service for Swarm
  • dcdn: Dynamic Route for CDN
  • ddos: Anti-DDoS Pro
  • eip: Elastic IP Address (EIP)
  • elasticsearch: Elasticsearch
  • emr: E-MapReduce
  • ess: Auto Scaling
  • hbase: ApsaraDB for Hbase
  • iot_edge: IoT Edge
  • k8s_pod: pods in Container Service for Kubernetes
  • kvstore_sharding: ApsaraDB for Redis of the cluster architecture
  • kvstore_splitrw: ApsaraDB for Redis of the read/write splitting architecture
  • kvstore_standard: ApsaraDB for Redis of the standard architecture
  • memcache: ApsaraDB for Memcache
  • mns: Message Service (MNS)
  • mongodb: ApsaraDB for MongoDB of the replica set architecture
  • mongodb_cluster: ApsaraDB for MongoDB of the cluster architecture
  • mongodb_sharding: ApsaraDB for MongoDB of the sharded cluster architecture
  • mq_topic: MNS topics
  • ocs: ApsaraDB for Memcache of earlier versions
  • opensearch: Open Search
  • oss: Object Storage Service (OSS)
  • polardb: PolarDB
  • petadata: HybridDB for MySQL
  • scdn: Secure Content Delivery Network (SCDN)
  • sharebandwidthpackages: EIP Bandwidth Plan
  • sls: Log Service
  • vpn: VPN Gateway
AlertTemplates.N.Namespace String Yes acs_ecs_dashboard

The namespace of the service. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

Note For more information, see DescribeMetricMetaList or Appendix 1: Metrics.
Description String No Template description

The description of the alert template.

AlertTemplates.N.Period Integer No 60

The aggregation period of the monitoring data. Unit: seconds.

The default value is the lowest frequency at which the metric is polled. Typically, you do not need to specify the aggregation period.

Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Selector String No {"disk":"/"}

The dimension of the alert. It is an extended field. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Critical.Statistics String No Average

The statistical method for critical-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Critical.ComparisonOperator String No GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold

The comparison operator of the threshold for critical-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid values:

  • GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold: greater than or equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanThreshold: greater than the threshold
  • LessThanOrEqualToThreshold: less than or equal to the threshold
  • LessThanThreshold: less than the threshold
  • NotEqualToThreshold: not equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanYesterday: greater than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • LessThanYesterday: less than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • GreaterThanLastWeek: greater than the metric value at the same time last week
  • LessThanLastWeek: less than the metric value at the same time last week
  • GreaterThanLastPeriod: greater than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
  • LessThanLastPeriod: less than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Critical.Threshold String No 90

The threshold for critical-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Critical.Times Integer No 3

The consecutive number of times for which the metric value is measured before a critical-level alert is triggered. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Warn.Statistics String No Average

The statistical method for warn-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Warn.ComparisonOperator String No GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold

The comparison operator of the threshold for warn-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid values:

  • GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold: greater than or equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanThreshold: greater than the threshold
  • LessThanOrEqualToThreshold: less than or equal to the threshold
  • LessThanThreshold: less than the threshold
  • NotEqualToThreshold: not equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanYesterday: greater than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • LessThanYesterday: less than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • GreaterThanLastWeek: greater than the metric value at the same time last week
  • LessThanLastWeek: less than the metric value at the same time last week
  • GreaterThanLastPeriod: greater than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
  • LessThanLastPeriod: less than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Warn.Threshold String No 90

The threshold for warn-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Warn.Times Integer No 3

The consecutive number of times for which the metric value is measured before a warn-level alert is triggered. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Info.Statistics String No Average

The statistical method for info-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Info.ComparisonOperator String No GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold

The comparison operator of the threshold for info-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid values:

  • GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold: greater than or equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanThreshold: greater than the threshold
  • LessThanOrEqualToThreshold: less than or equal to the threshold
  • LessThanThreshold: less than the threshold
  • NotEqualToThreshold: not equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanYesterday: greater than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • LessThanYesterday: less than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • GreaterThanLastWeek: greater than the metric value at the same time last week
  • LessThanLastWeek: less than the metric value at the same time last week
  • GreaterThanLastPeriod: greater than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
  • LessThanLastPeriod: less than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Info.Threshold String No 90

The threshold for info-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Escalations.Info.Times Integer No 3

The consecutive number of times for which the metric value is measured before an info-level alert is triggered. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

AlertTemplates.N.Webhook String No http://ww.aliyun.com

The callback URL to which a POST request is sent when an alert is triggered based on the alert rule.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 9763ED1A-4D09-41BF-851E-310421750204

The ID of the request.

Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the call was successful. The value true indicates a success. The value false indicates a failure.

Code Integer 200

The HTTP status code.

Note The status code 200 indicates that the call was successful.
Id Long 12345

The ID of the alert template.

Message String The Request is not authorization.

The returned message.

Examples

Sample requests

http(s)://[Endpoint]/? Action=CreateMetricRuleTemplate
&Name=My alert template
&AlertTemplates.N.MetricName=cpu_total
&AlertTemplates.N.RuleName=My CPU monitoring
&AlertTemplates.N.Category=ecs
&AlertTemplates.N.1amespace=acs_ecs_dashboard
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

<CreateMetricRuleTemplate>
          <RequestId>9763ED1A-4D09-41BF-851E-310421750204</RequestId>
          <Id>12345</Id>
          <Success>true</Success>
          <Code>200</Code>
</CreateMetricRuleTemplate>

JSON format

{
    "RequestId": "9763ED1A-4D09-41BF-851E-310421750204",
    "Id": 12345,
    "Success": true,
    "Code": 200
}

Error codes

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