Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
API Reference (API Version 2011-01-01)

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EnableMetricsCollection

Enables group metrics for the specified Auto Scaling group. For more information, see Monitoring Your Auto Scaling Groups and Instances in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

AutoScalingGroupName

The name of the Auto Scaling group.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: Yes

Granularity

The granularity to associate with the metrics to collect. The only valid value is 1Minute.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: Yes

Metrics.member.N

One or more of the following metrics. If you omit this parameter, all metrics are enabled.

  • GroupMinSize

  • GroupMaxSize

  • GroupDesiredCapacity

  • GroupInServiceInstances

  • GroupPendingInstances

  • GroupStandbyInstances

  • GroupTerminatingInstances

  • GroupTotalInstances

Type: Array of strings

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

ResourceContention

You already have a pending update to an Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling resource (for example, an Auto Scaling group, instance, or load balancer).

HTTP Status Code: 500

Example

Sample Request

https://autoscaling.amazonaws.com/?Action=EnableMetricsCollection &AutoScalingGroupName=my-asg &Granularity=1Minute &Version=2011-01-01 &AUTHPARAMS

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: