StartMetricStreams - Amazon CloudWatch
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Starts the streaming of metrics for one or more of your metric streams.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


The array of the names of metric streams to start streaming.

This is an "all or nothing" operation. If you do not have permission to access all of the metric streams that you list here, then none of the streams that you list in the operation will start streaming.

Type: Array of strings

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Required: Yes


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


Request processing has failed due to some unknown error, exception, or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The value of an input parameter is bad or out-of-range.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An input parameter that is required is missing.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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