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Cloud Enterprise Network:ModifyFlowLogAttribute

Last Updated:Apr 11, 2023

Modifies the name and description of a flow log.

Operation Description

Usage notes

ModifyFlowLogAttribute is an asynchronous operation. After you send a request, a request ID is returned but the operation is still being performed in the system background. You can call the DescribeFlowlogs operation to query the status of a flow log.

  • If a flow log is in the Modifying state, the flow log is being modified. In this case, you can query the flow log but cannot perform other operations.
  • If a flow log is in the Active state, the flow log is modified.

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 keyAssociation operation
  • CEN

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 all requests. The token can only contain ASCII characters.

NoteIf you do not specify this parameter, ClientToken is set to the value of RequestId The value of RequestId for each API request may be different.

The new name of the flow log.

The name must be 2 to 128 characters in length, and can contain letters, digits, periods (.), underscores (_), and hyphens (-). The name must start with a letter but cannot start with http:// or https://.


The new description of the flow log.

The description must be 2 to 256 characters in length. It must start with a letter but cannot start with http:// or https://.


The ID of the region where the flow log is deployed.

You can call the DescribeChildInstanceRegions operation to query the most recent region list.


The ID of the flow log.


The ID of the Cloud Enterprise Network (CEN) instance.


Response parameters


The response.


Indicates whether the call is successful.

  • true: yes
  • false: no

The ID of the request.



Sample success responses


  "Success": "true",
  "RequestId": "9A411874-2EC8-4633-9D30-9012DCE89DD1"

Error codes

HTTP status codeError codeError messageDescription
400InvalidParameter.FlowLogIdThe specified flowlog id does not exist or does not match the cen Id.The error message returned because the specified flow log ID is invalid.

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