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Amazon CloudWatch
Command Line Reference (API Version 2010-08-01)

Welcome

This is the Amazon CloudWatch CLI Reference. It provides descriptions, syntax, and usage examples for each of the commands for Amazon CloudWatch. The commands wrap the CloudWatch API actions.

If you prefer, you can use one of these AWS command line interfaces to manage your CloudWatch resources instead of using the CloudWatch CLI:

AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)

Provides commands for a broad set of AWS products, and is supported on Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX. To get started, see AWS Command Line Interface User Guide. For more information about the commands for CloudWatch, see cloudwatch.

AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell

Provides commands for a broad set of AWS products for those who script in the PowerShell environment. To get started, see AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell User Guide.