MessageData - Amazon CloudWatch
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A message returned by the GetMetricDataAPI, including a code and a description.

If a cross-Region GetMetricData operation fails with a code of Forbidden and a value of Authentication too complex to retrieve cross region data, you can correct the problem by running the GetMetricData operation in the same Region where the metric data is.



The error code or status code associated with the message.

Type: String

Required: No


The message text.

Type: String

Required: No

See Also

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