HealthCheck - Amazon Route 53
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A complex type that contains information about one health check that is associated with the current Amazon account.



A unique string that you specified when you created the health check.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Required: Yes


A complex type that contains detailed information about one health check.

Type: HealthCheckConfig object

Required: Yes


The version of the health check. You can optionally pass this value in a call to UpdateHealthCheck to prevent overwriting another change to the health check.

Type: Long

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1.

Required: Yes


The identifier that Amazon Route 53 assigned to the health check when you created it. When you add or update a resource record set, you use this value to specify which health check to use. The value can be up to 64 characters long.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 64.

Required: Yes


A complex type that contains information about the CloudWatch alarm that Amazon Route 53 is monitoring for this health check.

Type: CloudWatchAlarmConfiguration object

Required: No


If the health check was created by another service, the service that created the health check. When a health check is created by another service, you can't edit or delete it using Amazon Route 53.

Type: LinkedService object

Required: No

See Also

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