This topic describes the information about the request structure in ActionTrail, including the endpoints of ActionTrail, communications protocol, HTTP request method, and request parameters.

The endpoint of the ActionTrail console is

The endpoint of the ActionTrail API is in the format of actiontrail.[Region] [Region] specifies the region to which a trail is applied.

Communication protocols

You can call ActionTrail API operations by sending HTTP or HTTPS requests. To enhance security, we recommend that you send requests over HTTPS.

Request method

The HTTP or HTTPS GET method can be used to send requests. Request parameters must be included in the request URL.

Request parameters

Each request must specify the operation to be performed. For example, to create a trail, you must set the Action parameter to CreateTrail. Request parameters include both common parameters and operation-specific parameters.

Encoding format

All requests and responses are encoded in UTF-8.