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describe-metric-collection-types

Description

Describes the available CloudWatch metrics for Auto Scaling.

Note that the GroupStandbyInstances metric is not returned by default. You must explicitly request this metric when calling enable-metrics-collection .

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  describe-metric-collection-types
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Examples

To describe the Auto Scaling metric collection types

This example describes the available metric collection types:

aws autoscaling describe-metric-collection-types

The following is example output:

{
    "Metrics": [
        {
            "Metric": "GroupMinSize"
        },
        {
            "Metric": "GroupMaxSize"
        },
        {
            "Metric": "GroupDesiredCapacity"
        },
        {
            "Metric": "GroupInServiceInstances"
        },
        {
            "Metric": "GroupPendingInstances"
        },
        {
            "Metric": "GroupTerminatingInstances"
        },
        {
            "Metric": "GroupStandbyInstances"
        },
        {
            "Metric": "GroupTotalInstances"
        }
    ],
    "Granularities": [
        {
            "Granularity": "1Minute"
        }
    ]
}

For more information, see Enable Auto Scaling Group Metrics in the Auto Scaling Developer Guide.

Output

Metrics -> (list)

One or more metrics.

(structure)

Describes a metric.

Metric -> (string)

One of the following metrics:

  • GroupMinSize
  • GroupMaxSize
  • GroupDesiredCapacity
  • GroupInServiceInstances
  • GroupPendingInstances
  • GroupStandbyInstances
  • GroupTerminatingInstances
  • GroupTotalInstances

Granularities -> (list)

The granularities for the metrics.

(structure)

Describes a granularity of a metric.

Granularity -> (string)

The granularity. The only valid value is 1Minute .