You can call this operation to query the audit log files of MongoDB instances.

This operation is applicable to replica set instances and sharded cluster instances. DescribeAuditFiles cannot be performed on standalone instances.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeAuditFiles

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

DBInstanceId String Yes dds-bpxxxxxxxx

The ID of the instance.

NodeId String No d-bpxxxxxxxx

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

Note If you do not specify this parameter, the audit logs of all mongos and shards will be returned.
PageSize Integer No 30

The number of records on each page. Valid values: 30, 50, and 100. Default value: 30.

PageNumber Integer No 1

The number of the page. Valid values: any non-zero positive integer. Default value: 1.

AccessKeyId String No LTAIgbTGpxxxxxx

The AccessKey ID provided to you by Alibaba Cloud.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description

The information about all audit files.

  └FileID Integer 406505

The ID of the file.

  └LogDownloadURL String

The download link for audit log files.

Note If the download link is unavailable, this parameter is empty.
  └LogEndTime String 2019-03-12T09:23:15Z

The end time of the audit log.

  └LogSize Long 98

The size of the audit log file. Unit: Bytes.

  └LogStartTime String 2019-03-11T08:19:29Z

The start time of the audit log.

  └LogStatus String Success

The status of the audit log file.

  • Success: The audit log files are archived.
  • Failed: The audit log files failed to be archived.
  • Generating: The audit log files are in the process of being archived.
  • Initializing: Archiving is not started.
PageNumber Integer 1

The number of the page.

PageRecordCount Integer 1

The number of records on the current page.

RequestId String F8CA8312-530A-413A-9129-F2BB32A8D404

The ID of the request.

TotalRecordCount Integer 1

The total number of records.


Sample requests

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

Successful response examples

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Error codes

HTTP status code Error code Error message Description
404 InvalidDBInstanceClass.NotFound Specified DB instance class is not found. The error message returned when the specified instance type does not exists. Verify the specified instance type.
403 IncorrectDBInstanceType Current DB instance type does not support this operation. The error message returned when the current operation is not supported by the instance type of the specified instance.

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