AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes the available CloudWatch metrics for Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling.

Note that the GroupStandbyInstances metric is not returned by default. You must explicitly request this metric when calling EnableMetricsCollection.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DescribeMetricCollectionTypesAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.AutoScaling
Assembly: AWSSDK.AutoScaling.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual DescribeMetricCollectionTypesResponse DescribeMetricCollectionTypes(
         DescribeMetricCollectionTypesRequest request
Type: Amazon.AutoScaling.Model.DescribeMetricCollectionTypesRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DescribeMetricCollectionTypes service method.

Return Value
The response from the DescribeMetricCollectionTypes service method, as returned by AutoScaling.


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


This example describes the available metric collection types.

To describe the Auto Scaling metric collection types

var response = client.DescribeMetricCollectionTypes(new DescribeMetricCollectionTypesRequest 

List granularities = response.Granularities;
List metrics = response.Metrics;


Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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