Method: projects.metricDescriptors.create

Creates a new metric descriptor. User-created metric descriptors define custom metrics.

HTTP request

POST https://monitoring.googleapis.com/v3/{name}/metricDescriptors

Path parameters

Parameters
name

string

The project on which to execute the request. The format is "projects/{project_id_or_number}".

Request body

The request body contains an instance of MetricDescriptor.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of MetricDescriptor.

Authorization Scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:

  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/cloud-platform
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/monitoring
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/monitoring.write

For more information, see the Auth Guide.

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