Method: projects.metricDescriptors.get

Gets a single metric descriptor. This method does not require a Stackdriver account.

HTTP request

GET https://monitoring.googleapis.com/v3/{name}

Path parameters

Parameters
name

string

The metric descriptor on which to execute the request. The format is "projects/{project_id_or_number}/metricDescriptors/{metric_id}". An example value of {metric_id} is "compute.googleapis.com/instance/disk/read_bytes_count".

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an 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.read
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/monitoring.write

For more information, see the Auth Guide.

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