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ApsaraDB RDS:ModifyDBInstanceMonitor

Last Updated:May 29, 2023

You can call the ModifyDBInstanceMonitor operation to modify the monitoring frequency of an ApsaraDB RDS instance.

Operation Description

Before you call this operation, make sure that you understand the billing methods and pricing of ApsaraDB RDS. For more information, see Billable items, billing methods, and pricing.

Alibaba Cloud provides different monitoring frequencies for different instances. For more information, see Set monitoring frequencies.

  • If your want to set the monitoring frequency to every few seconds, you are charged additional fees. For more information, see Billable items, billing methods, and pricing.
  • This operation is not supported for ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL instances. The monitoring frequency of an ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL instance varies based on the query time range. For more information, see Query performance metrics.
  • Authorization information

    The following table shows the authorization information corresponding to the API. The authorization information can be used in the Action policy element to grant a RAM user or RAM role the permissions to call this API operation. Description:

    • Operation: the value that you can use in the Action element to specify the operation on a resource.
    • Access level: the access level of each operation. The levels are read, write, and list.
    • Resource type: the type of the resource on which you can authorize the RAM user or the RAM role to perform the operation. Take note of the following items:
      • The required resource types are displayed in bold characters.
      • If the permissions cannot be granted at the resource level, All Resources is used in the Resource type column of the operation.
    • Condition Key: the condition key that is defined by the cloud service.
    • Associated operation: other operations that the RAM user or the RAM role must have permissions to perform to complete the operation. To complete the operation, the RAM user or the RAM role must have the permissions to perform the associated operations.
    OperationAccess levelResource typeCondition keyAssociated operation
    • RDS
    • rds:ResourceTag

    Request parameters


    The client token that is used to ensure the idempotence of the request. You can use the client to generate the value, but you must make sure that it is unique among different requests. The token can contain only ASCII characters and cannot exceed 64 characters in length.


    The ID of the instance. You can call the DescribeDBInstances operation to query the IDs of instances.


    The monitoring frequency that you want to use. Valid values:

    • 5
    • 10
    • 60
    • 300

    Unit: seconds.


    Response parameters


    The ID of the request.



    Sample success responses


      "RequestId": "52B9805C-432C-4ED1-83FD-2F916B6D2733"

    Error codes

    HTTP status codeError codeError messageDescription
    400InvalidParameter.OwnerAccountThe specified parameter OwnerAccount is not valid.The operation failed. The value of the OwnerAccount parameter is invalid. Check the value of this parameter.
    403OperationDenied.DBInstanceMonitorPeriodCurrent DB instance does not support this monitor period.The specified monitoring period is not supported for the current instance.
    404InvalidDBInstanceId.NotFoundThe DBInstanceId provided does not exist in our records.The RDS instance cannot be found. Check whether the RDS instance is created and whether the RDS instance has not been deleted.

    For a list of error codes, visit the Service error codes.

    Change history

    Change timeSummary of changesOperation
    2022-06-23API Description Update,The error codes of the API operation change.
    Change itemChange content
    API DescriptionAPI Description Update
    Error CodesThe error codes of the API operation change.
      delete Error Codes: 400
      delete Error Codes: 403
      delete Error Codes: 404