DescribeAlarmsForMetric
Retrieves the alarms for the specified metric. To filter the results, specify a statistic, period, or unit.
This operation retrieves only standard alarms that are based on the specified metric. It does not return alarms based on math expressions that use the specified metric, or composite alarms that use the specified metric.
Request Parameters
For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.
 Dimensions.member.N

The dimensions associated with the metric. If the metric has any associated dimensions, you must specify them in order for the call to succeed.
Type: Array of Dimension objects
Array Members: Maximum number of 30 items.
Required: No
 ExtendedStatistic

The percentile statistic for the metric. Specify a value between p0.0 and p100.
Type: String
Required: No
 MetricName

The name of the metric.
Type: String
Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.
Required: Yes
 Namespace

The namespace of the metric.
Type: String
Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.
Pattern:
[^:].*
Required: Yes
 Period

The period, in seconds, over which the statistic is applied.
Type: Integer
Valid Range: Minimum value of 1.
Required: No
 Statistic

The statistic for the metric, other than percentiles. For percentile statistics, use
ExtendedStatistics
.Type: String
Valid Values:
SampleCount  Average  Sum  Minimum  Maximum
Required: No
 Unit

The unit for the metric.
Type: String
Valid Values:
Seconds  Microseconds  Milliseconds  Bytes  Kilobytes  Megabytes  Gigabytes  Terabytes  Bits  Kilobits  Megabits  Gigabits  Terabits  Percent  Count  Bytes/Second  Kilobytes/Second  Megabytes/Second  Gigabytes/Second  Terabytes/Second  Bits/Second  Kilobits/Second  Megabits/Second  Gigabits/Second  Terabits/Second  Count/Second  None
Required: No
Response Elements
The following element is returned by the service.
 MetricAlarms.member.N

The information for each alarm with the specified metric.
Type: Array of MetricAlarm objects
Errors
For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.
See Also
For more information about using this API in one of the languagespecific Amazon SDKs, see the following: