Queries the start cursor of a shard whose ID is specified in a Logstore.

Request syntax

aliyunlog log get_begin_cursor --project_name=<value> --logstore_name=<value> --shard_id=<value> [--access-id=<value>] [--access-key=<value>] [--sts-token=<value>] [--region-endpoint=<value>] [--client-name=<value>] [--jmes-filter=<value>] [--format-output=<value>] [--decode-output=<value>]

Request parameters

The following table describes the required and specific parameters of the get_begin_cursor command.
Parameter Type Required Example Description
--project_name String Yes aliyun-test-project The name of the project.
--logstore_name String Yes logstroe-a The name of the Logstore.
--shard_id String Yes 0 The ID of the shard.
For information about the global parameters of the Log Service command-line interface (CLI), see Global variables.


  • Sample requests
    Use the default account to query the start cursor of a shard whose ID is 0 in a Logstore named logstore-a. Run the following command:
    aliyunlog log get_begin_cursor --project_name="aliyun-test-project" --logstore_name="logstore-a" --shard_id=0
  • Sample responses
    {"cursor": "MTYxNDc1MDAyNzM3MzIwNTcxNA=="}