Enables logging for a trail.

This topic describes how to enable logging for a sample trail named trail-test.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes StartLogging

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

Name String Yes trail-test

The name of the trail for which you want to enable logging.

The name must be 6 to 36 characters in length. It must start with a letter and can contain letters, digits, hyphens (-), and underscores (_).

Note The name must be unique within your Alibaba Cloud account.

For more information about common request parameters, see Common parameters.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 145318BE-DEE1-4C57-AA7C-5BE7D34A6AE0

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

JSON format

HTTP/1.1 200 OK

  "RequestId" : "1C488B66-B819-4D14-8711-C4EAAA13AC01"

Error codes

HTTP status code Error code Error message Description
404 TrailNotFoundException The specified Trail does not exist. The error message returned because the specified trail does not exist.

For a list of error codes, visit the API Error Center.