Creates one or more alert rules for a specified application group.

This topic provides an example to show how to create an alert rule for the cpu_total metric of Elastic Compute Service (ECS) in the 123456 application group. The ID of the alert rule is 456789. The name of the alert rule is ECS_Rule1. The alert level is Critical. The statistical method is Average. The comparison operator is GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold. The alert threshold is 90. The number of alert retries is 3. The response shows that the alert rule named ECS_Rule1 is created.

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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes CreateGroupMetricRules

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

GroupId Long Yes 123456

The ID of the application group.

For information about how to obtain the ID of an application group, see DescribeMonitorGroups.

GroupMetricRules.N.Category String Yes ECS

The name of the cloud service. Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid value:

  • PolarDB: PolarDB
  • NewBGPDDoS: Anti-DDoS Pro
  • IoTDevice: IoT Platform
  • DRDS: Distributed Relational Database Service (DRDS)
  • VS: Video Surveillance System
  • AMQP: Alibaba Cloud Message Queue for AMQP
  • ADS: AnalyticDB
  • APIGateway: API Gateway
  • InternetSharedBandwidth: EIP Bandwidth Plan
  • CDN: Alibaba Cloud Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • CEN: Cloud Enterprise Network (CEN)
  • DCDN: Dynamic Route for CDN (DCDN)
  • DDoS: Anti-DDoS
  • ECS: Elastic Compute Service (ECS)
  • DirectMail: Direct Mail
  • Elasticsearch: Elasticsearch
  • EMR: E-MapReduce (EMR)
  • ESS: Auto Scaling
  • FunctionCompute: Function Compute
  • RealtimeCompute: Realtime Compute for Apache Flink
  • GlobalAcceleration: Global Accelerator (GA)
  • Hbase: ApsaraDB for HBase
  • TSDB: Time Series Database (TSDB)
  • IPv6trans: IPv6 Translation Service
  • Kafka: Message Queue for Apache Kafka
  • Kubernetes: Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK)
  • KVstore: ApsaraDB for Redis
  • MNS: Message Service (MNS)
  • MongoDB: ApsaraDB for MongoDB
  • MQ: Message Queue
  • NAT: NAT Gateway
  • OpenAd: Open Ad
  • OpenSearch: Open Search
  • OSS: Object Storage Service (OSS)
  • PCDN: P2P CDN
  • petadata: HybridDB for MySQL
  • RDS: ApsaraDB RDS
  • SCDN: Secure CDN
  • SLB: Server Load Balancer (SLB)
  • SLS: Log Service
  • VideoLive: ApsaraVideo Live
  • VOD: ApsaraVideo VOD
  • EIP: Elastic IP Address (EIP)
  • VPN: VPN Gateway
  • AIRec: Artificial Intelligence Recommendation
  • GPDB: AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL
  • DBS: Database Backup (DBS)
  • SAG: Smart Access Gateway (SAG)
  • Memcache: ApsaraDB for Memcache
  • IOT_EDGE: Link IoT Edge
  • OCS: ApsaraDB for Memcache (previous version)
  • VPC: Express Connect
  • EHPC: Elastic High Performance Computing (E-HPC)
  • MPS: ApsaraVideo Media Processing
  • ENS: Edge Node Service (ENS)
  • MaxCompute_Prepay: MaxCompute
  • IoT_Kubernetes: Edge Application Hosting
  • CMS: CloudMonitor
  • batchcomputenew: Batch Compute
  • HBaseUE: ApsaraDB for HBase Performance-enhanced Edition
  • UIS: Ultimate Internet Service (UIS)
  • nls: Intelligent Speech Interaction
  • ots: Tablestore
  • NAS: Apsara File Storage NAS
  • ECI: Elastic Container Instance (ECI)
  • OpenAPI: OpenAPI Explorer
  • pvtzpost: Alibaba Cloud DNS PrivateZone
  • blinkonk8s: Flink on Kubernetes
  • FunctionFlow: Serverless Workflow (SWF)
  • SMC: Server Migration Center (SMC)
  • ddosbgp: Anti-DDoS Origin
  • baas: Blockchain as a Service
  • privatelink: PrivateLink
  • cds: ApsaraDB for Cassandra
  • DDH: Dedicated Host
  • RocketMQ: Message Queue for Apache RocketMQ
  • ECC: Express Cloud Connect
  • hbaseserverless: ApsaraDB for HBase Serverless Edition
  • mns_tmp: Message Service
  • hdr: Hybrid Disaster Recovery (HDR)
  • hbr: Hybrid Backup Recovery (HBR)
  • ADB: AnalyticDB for MySQL V3.0
  • tag: Tag Service
  • GDB: Graph Database
  • WAF: Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • hcs_sgw: Cloud Storage Gateway (CSG)
  • ipv6gateway: IPv6 Gateway
  • RDS_SAR: ApsaraDB Exclusive Host Group
  • learn: Machine Learning Platform for AI
  • ROS: Resource Orchestration Service (ROS)
  • OOS: Operation Orchestration Service (OOS)
  • bds: Data Synchronization for HBase
  • cfw: Cloud Firewall
  • ddosDip: Anti-DDoS Premium
  • datahub: DataHub
  • hologres: Hologres
  • ExpressConnect: Express Connect
  • dbfs: Database File System (DBFS)
  • clickhouse: ApsaraDB for ClickHouse
  • k8s: Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK)
  • DTS: Data Transmission Service (DTS)
  • AnycastEIP: Anycast Elastic IP Address
  • Lindorm: ApsaraDB for Lindorm
  • config: Cloud Config
  • spark: Databricks DataInsight (DDI)
  • serverless: Serverless App Engine (SAE)
  • alb: Application Load Balancer (ALB)
  • oceanbase: ApsaraDB for OceanBase
  • KMS: Key Management Service (KMS)
  • lvwang: Content Moderation
  • LinkVisual: LinkVisual
  • tair: ApsaraDB for Redis Enhanced Edition (Tair)
  • dlf: Data Lake Formation (DLF)
  • networkmonitor: Site Monitoring
  • pnc: Physical Network Change
  • AIS: Alibaba Cloud Infrastructure
  • cloudgame: Cloud Gaming Platform
  • RTC: Real-Time Communication
  • cloudbox: CloudBox
  • actiontrail: ActionTrail
  • cc: Cloud Connector
  • disk: Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
  • easygene: Genomics Computing Platform
  • cloudphone: Elastic Cloud Phone
  • BMS: Bare Metal Management Service
  • swas: Simple Application Server
  • AvailabilityMonitoring: Availability Monitoring of CloudMonitor
GroupMetricRules.N.MetricName String Yes cpu_total

The name of the metric. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

For information about how to obtain the name of a metric, see DescribeMetricMetaList or Appendix 1: Metrics.

GroupMetricRules.N.Namespace String Yes acs_ecs_dashboard

The namespace of the cloud service. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

For information about how to obtain the namespace of a cloud service, see DescribeMetricMetaList or Appendix 1: Metrics.

GroupMetricRules.N.RuleId String Yes 456789

The ID of the alert rule. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.RuleName String Yes ECS_Rule1

The name of the alert rule. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Info.Threshold String No 90

The threshold for Info-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Warn.Threshold String No 90

The threshold for Warn-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.EffectiveInterval String No 05:31-23:59

The time period during which the alert rule is effective. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.NoEffectiveInterval String No 00:00-05:30

The time period during which the alert rule is ineffective. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Critical.Times Integer No 3

The consecutive number of times for which the metric value meets the alert condition before a Critical-level alert is triggered. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.Dimensions String No [{"instanceId":"i-m5e1qg6uo38rztr4****"}]

The dimension of the alert rule. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

Set the value to a set of key-value pairs, for example, userId:120886317861**** or instanceId:i-m5e1qg6uo38rztr4****.

GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Critical.Threshold String No 90

The threshold for Critical-level alerts. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Critical.Statistics String No Average

The statistical methods for Critical-level alerts. Separate multiple statistical methods with commas (,). Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid value:

  • Average: the average value
  • Minimum: the minimum value
  • Maximum: the maximum value
GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Warn.ComparisonOperator String No GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold

The comparison operator that is used to compare the metric value with the threshold. Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid value:

  • GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold: greater than or equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanThreshold: greater than the threshold
  • LessThanOrEqualToThreshold: less than or equal to the threshold
  • LessThanThreshold: less than the threshold
  • NotEqualToThreshold: not equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanYesterday: greater than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • LessThanYesterday: less than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • GreaterThanLastWeek: greater than the metric value at the same time last week
  • LessThanLastWeek: less than the metric value at the same time last week
  • GreaterThanLastPeriod: greater than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
  • LessThanLastPeriod: less than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Info.Times Integer No 3

The consecutive number of times for which the metric value meets the alert condition before an Info-level alert is triggered. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.SilenceTime Integer No 86400

The mute period during which new alerts are not sent even if the trigger conditions are met. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

Unit: seconds. Default value: 86400. Minimum value: 3600.

GroupMetricRules.N.Webhook String No https://www.aliyun.com

The callback URL. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

The callback URL must be accessible over the Internet. CloudMonitor pushes an alert notification to the specified callback URL by sending an HTTP POST request. Only the HTTP protocol is supported.

GroupMetricRules.N.EmailSubject String No ECS instance

The subject of the alert notification email. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.Period String No 60

The aggregation period of the metric data. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

Set the Period parameter to an integral multiple of 60. Unit: seconds. Default value: 300.

GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Info.Statistics String No Average

The statistical methods for Info-level alerts. Separate multiple statistical methods with commas (,). Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid value:

  • Average: the average value
  • Minimum: the minimum value
  • Maximum: the maximum value
GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Warn.Times Integer No 3

The consecutive number of times for which the metric value meets the alert condition before a Warn-level alert is triggered. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Info.ComparisonOperator String No GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold

The comparison operator that is used to compare the metric value with the threshold. Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid value:

  • GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold: greater than or equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanThreshold: greater than the threshold
  • LessThanOrEqualToThreshold: less than or equal to the threshold
  • LessThanThreshold: less than the threshold
  • NotEqualToThreshold: not equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanYesterday: greater than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • LessThanYesterday: less than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • GreaterThanLastWeek: greater than the metric value at the same time last week
  • LessThanLastWeek: less than the metric value at the same time last week
  • GreaterThanLastPeriod: greater than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
  • LessThanLastPeriod: less than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
GroupMetricRules.N.Interval String No 60

The interval at which CloudMonitor checks whether the alert rule is triggered. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

Unit: seconds. The default value is the lowest frequency at which the metric is polled.

Note We recommend that you set the interval to the data aggregation period. If the interval is shorter than the data aggregation period, alerts cannot be triggered due to insufficient data.
GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Critical.ComparisonOperator String No GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold

The comparison operator that is used to compare the metric value with the threshold. Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid value:

  • GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold: greater than or equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanThreshold: greater than the threshold
  • LessThanOrEqualToThreshold: less than or equal to the threshold
  • LessThanThreshold: less than the threshold
  • NotEqualToThreshold: not equal to the threshold
  • GreaterThanYesterday: greater than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • LessThanYesterday: less than the metric value at the same time yesterday
  • GreaterThanLastWeek: greater than the metric value at the same time last week
  • LessThanLastWeek: less than the metric value at the same time last week
  • GreaterThanLastPeriod: greater than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
  • LessThanLastPeriod: less than the metric value in the last monitoring cycle
GroupMetricRules.N.Escalations.Warn.Statistics String No Average

The statistical methods for Warn-level alerts. Separate multiple statistical methods with commas (,). Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid value:

  • Average: the average value
  • Minimum: the minimum value
  • Maximum: the maximum value
GroupMetricRules.N.NoDataPolicy String No KEEP_LAST_STATE

The method that is used to handle alerts when no monitoring data is found. Valid values of N: 1 to 200. Valid value:

  • KEEP_LAST_STATE (default value): No operation is performed.
  • INSUFFICIENT_DATA: An alert whose content is "Insufficient data" is triggered.
  • OK: The alert rule has no active alerts.
GroupMetricRules.N.ContactGroups String No ECS_Group

The alert contact groups. Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

For information about how to obtain alert contact groups, see DescribeContactGroupList.

GroupMetricRules.N.Labels.N.Key String No key1

The tag key of the alert rule. The specified tag is contained in alert notifications.

Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

GroupMetricRules.N.Labels.N.Value String No value1

The tag value of the alert rule. The specified tag is contained in alert notifications.

Valid values of N: 1 to 200.

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

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Code Integer 200

The HTTP status code.

Note The status code 200 indicates that the call is successful.
Message String The Request is not authorization.

The error message.

RequestId String 461CF2CD-2FC3-4B26-8645-7BD27E7D0F1D

The ID of the request.

Resources Array of AlertResult

The details of the alert rules.

AlertResult
Code Integer 200

The status code that is returned for the alert rule.

Note The status code 200 indicates that the call is successful.
Message String Metric not found.

The error message that is returned for the alert rule.

RuleId String 456789

The ID of the alert rule.

RuleName String ECS_Rule1

The name of the alert rule.

Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the alert rule was created. Valid value:

  • true: The alert rule was created.
  • false: The alert rule failed to be created.
Success Boolean true

Indicates whether the call is successful. Valid value:

  • true: The call is successful.
  • false: The call fails.

Examples

Sample requests

http(s)://[Endpoint]/?Action=CreateGroupMetricRules
&GroupId=123456
&GroupMetricRules.1.Category=ECS
&GroupMetricRules.1.MetricName=cpu_total
&GroupMetricRules.1.Namespace=acs_ecs_dashboard
&GroupMetricRules.1.RuleId=456789
&GroupMetricRules.1.RuleName=ECS_Rule1
&GroupMetricRules.1.Escalations.Critical.Statistics=Average
&GroupMetricRules.1.Escalations.Critical.ComparisonOperator=GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold
&GroupMetricRules.1.Escalations.Critical.Threshold=90
&GroupMetricRules.1.Escalations.Critical.Times=3
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

<CreateGroupMetricRulesResponse>
	  <RequestId>CED22B00-CFD8-5BDF-A645-CAF7B81FAE45</RequestId>
	  <Resources>
		    <AlertResult>
			      <RuleId>456789</RuleId>
			      <Code>200</Code>
			      <Success>true</Success>
			      <RuleName>ECS_Rule1</RuleName>
		    </AlertResult>
	  </Resources>
	  <Code>200</Code>
	  <Success>true</Success>
</CreateGroupMetricRulesResponse>

JSON format

{
    "RequestId": "CED22B00-CFD8-5BDF-A645-CAF7B81FAE45",
    "Resources": {
        "AlertResult": [
            {
                "RuleId": "456789",
                "Code": 200,
                "Success": true,
                "RuleName": "ECS_Rule1"
            }
        ]
    },
    "Code": 200,
    "Success": true
}

Error codes

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