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API Reference (API Version 2011-01-01)
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DescribeMetricCollectionTypes

Description

Returns a list of metrics and a corresponding list of granularities for each metric.

Response Elements

The following elements are returned in a structure named DescribeMetricCollectionTypesResult.

Granularities

A list of granularities for the listed Metrics.

Type: MetricGranularityType list

Metrics

The list of Metrics collected. The following metrics are supported:

  • GroupMinSize

  • GroupMaxSize

  • GroupDesiredCapacity

  • GroupInServiceInstances

  • GroupPendingInstances

  • GroupTerminatingInstances

  • GroupTotalInstances

Type: MetricCollectionType list

Examples

Sample Request

https://autoscaling.amazonaws.com/?Version=2011-01-01&Action=DescribeMetricCollectionTypes
&AUTHPARAMS 

Sample Response

<DescribeMetricCollectionTypesResponse xmlns="http://autoscaling.amazonaws.co
oc/2011-01-01/">
  <DescribeMetricCollectionTypesResult>
    <Metrics>
      <member>
        <Metric>GroupMinSize</Metric>
      </member>
      <member>
        <Metric>GroupMaxSize</Metric>
      </member>
      <member>
        <Metric>GroupDesiredCapacity</Metric>
      </member>
      <member>
        <Metric>GroupInServiceInstances</Metric>
      </member>
      <member>
        <Metric>GroupPendingInstances</Metric>
      </member>
      <member>
        <Metric>GroupTerminatingInstances</Metric>
      </member>
      <member>
        <Metric>GroupTotalInstances</Metric>
      </member>
    </Metrics>
    <Granularities>
      <member>
        <Granularity>1Minute</Granularity>
      </member>
    </Granularities>
  </DescribeMetricCollectionTypesResult>
  <ResponseMetadata>
    <RequestId>07f3fea2-bf3c-11e2-9b6f-f3cdbb80c073</RequestId>
  </ResponseMetadata>
</DescribeMetricCollectionTypesResponse>