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Listing Metric Filters

You can list all metric filters in a log group.

To list metric filters using the CloudWatch console

  1. Open the CloudWatch console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Logs.

  3. In the contents pane, in the list of log groups, in the Metric Filters column, choose the number of filters.

    The Log Groups > Filters for screen lists all metric filters associated with the log group.

To list metric filters using the AWS CLI

At a command prompt, run the following command:

aws logs describe-metric-filters --log-group-name MyApp/access.log

The following is example output:

{
    "metricFilters": [
        {
            "filterName": "HTTP404Errors", 
            "metricTransformations": [
                {
                    "metricValue": "1", 
                    "metricNamespace": "MyNamespace", 
                    "metricName": "ApacheNotFoundErrorCount"
                }
            ], 
            "creationTime": 1399277571078, 
            "filterPattern": "[ip, id, user, timestamp, request, status_code=404, size]"
        }
    ]
}