You can call this operation to query the list of service resources in an application group, and the number of instances that belong to each service in the application group.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeMonitorGroupCategories

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

GroupId Long Yes 12345

The ID of the application group.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Code Integer 200

The status code. A value of 200 indicates that the call is successful.

Message String success

The error message.


The service name of the instances in the application group.

└GroupId Long 123456

The ID of the group.


The service name of the instances in the application group.

└Category String ECS

The abbreviation of the service name. Valid values:

  • ECS (including Alibaba Cloud and non-Alibaba Cloud hosts)
  • RDS (ApsaraDB for RDS)
  • ADS (AnalyticDB)
  • SLB (Server Load Balancer)
  • VPC (Virtual Private Cloud)
  • APIGATEWAY (API Gateway)
  • CDN
  • CS (Container Service for Swarm)
  • DCDN (Dynamic Route for CDN )
  • DDoS (distributed denial of service)
  • EIP (Elastic IP)
  • ELASTICSEARCH (Elasticsearch)
  • EMR (E-MapReduce )
  • ESS (Auto Scaling )
  • HBASE (ApsaraDB for HBase)
  • IOT_EDGE (IoT Edge)
  • K8S_POD (k8s pod )
  • KVSTORE_SHARDING (ApsaraDB for Redis cluster version)
  • KVSTORE_SPLITRW (ApsaraDB for Redis read/write splitting version)
  • KVSTORE_STANDARD (ApsaraDB for Redis standard version)
  • MEMCACHE (ApsaraDB for Memcache)
  • MNS (Message Service)
  • MONGODB (ApsaraDB for MongoDB replica set instances)
  • MONGODB_CLUSTER (ApsaraDB for MongoDB cluster version)
  • MONGODB_SHARDING (ApsaraDB for MongoDB sharded clusters)
  • MQ_TOPIC (Message Service topic)
  • OCS (old version ApsaraDB for Memcache)
  • OPENSEARCH (Open Search)
  • OSS (Object Storage Service)
  • POLARDB (ApsaraDB for POLARDB)
  • PETADATA (HybridDB for MySQL)
  • SCDN (Secure Content Delivery Network)
  • SHAREBANDWIDTHPACKAGES (shared bandwidth package)
  • SLS (Log Service)
  • VPN (VPN Gateway)
└Count Integer 1

The number of instances for the service.

RequestId String 9E0347B0-EBC3-4769-A78D-D96F21C6BB52

The request ID for troubleshooting.

Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the call is successful. A value of true indicates that the call is successful. A value of false indicates that the call has failed.


Sample requests

http(s)://[Endpoint]/? Action=DescribeMonitorGroupCategories
&<Common request parameters>

Successful response examples

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Error codes

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