GetMonitoringSubscription - Amazon CloudFront
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Gets information about whether additional CloudWatch metrics are enabled for the specified CloudFront distribution.

Request Syntax

GET /2020-05-31/distributions/DistributionId/monitoring-subscription HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID of the distribution that you are getting metrics information for.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <MonitoringSubscription> <RealtimeMetricsSubscriptionConfig> <RealtimeMetricsSubscriptionStatus>string</RealtimeMetricsSubscriptionStatus> </RealtimeMetricsSubscriptionConfig> </MonitoringSubscription>

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in XML format by the service.


Root level tag for the MonitoringSubscription parameters.

Required: Yes


A subscription configuration for additional CloudWatch metrics.

Type: RealtimeMetricsSubscriptionConfig object


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


Access denied.

HTTP Status Code: 403


The specified distribution does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


A monitoring subscription does not exist for the specified distribution.

HTTP Status Code: 404


This operation is not supported in this region.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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