StartMonitoringMember - Amazon Detective


Sends a request to enable data ingest for a member account that has a status of ACCEPTED_BUT_DISABLED.

For valid member accounts, the status is updated as follows.

  • If Detective enabled the member account, then the new status is ENABLED.

  • If Detective cannot enable the member account, the status remains ACCEPTED_BUT_DISABLED.

Request Syntax

POST /graph/member/monitoringstate HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "AccountId": "string", "GraphArn": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The account ID of the member account to try to enable.

The account must be an invited member account with a status of ACCEPTED_BUT_DISABLED.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 12.

Pattern: ^[0-9]+$

Required: Yes


The ARN of the behavior graph.

Type: String

Pattern: ^arn:aws[-\w]{0,10}?:detective:[-\w]{2,20}?:\d{12}?:graph:[abcdef\d]{32}?$

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


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


The request issuer does not have permission to access this resource or perform this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 403


The request attempted an invalid action.

HTTP Status Code: 409


The request was valid but failed because of a problem with the service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request refers to a nonexistent resource.

HTTP Status Code: 404


This request cannot be completed for one of the following reasons.

  • This request cannot be completed if it would cause the number of member accounts in the behavior graph to exceed the maximum allowed. A behavior graph cannot have more than 1,200 member accounts.

  • This request cannot be completed if the current volume ingested is above the limit of 10 TB per day. Detective will not allow you to add additional member accounts.

HTTP Status Code: 402


The request parameters are invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400



This example illustrates one usage of StartMonitoringMember.

Sample Request

POST /graph/member/monitoringstate HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 127 Authorization: AUTHPARAMS X-Amz-Date: 20200127T193018Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.14.29 Python/2.7.9 Windows/8 botocore/1.8.33 { "AccountId": "444455556666", "GraphArn": "arn:aws:detective:us-east-1:111122223333:graph:027c7c4610ea4aacaf0b883093cab899" }


This example illustrates one usage of StartMonitoringMember.

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Length: 0 Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2020 23:07:46 GMT x-amzn-RequestId: 397d0549-0092-11e8-a0ee-a7f9aa6e7572 Connection: Keep-alive

See Also

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