cloudwatch-alarm-settings-check - Amazon Config
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Checks whether CloudWatch alarms with the given metric name have the specified settings.


Resource Types: AWS::CloudWatch::Alarm

Trigger type: Configuration changes

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Type: String

The name for the metric associated with the alarm.

threshold (Optional)
Type: int

The value against which the specified statistic is compared.

evaluationPeriods (Optional)
Type: int

The number of periods over which data is compared to the specified threshold.

period (Optional)
Type: int
Default: 300

The period, in seconds, during which the specified statistic is applied.

comparisonOperator (Optional)
Type: String

The operation for comparing the specified statistic and threshold (for example, 'GreaterThanThreshold').

statistic (Optional)
Type: String

The statistic for the metric associated with the alarm (for example, 'Average' or 'Sum').

Amazon CloudFormation template

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