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Amazon CloudWatch Logs
API Reference (API Version 2014-03-28)

MetricFilter

Metric filters express how CloudWatch Logs would extract metric observations from ingested log events and transform them into metric data in a CloudWatch metric.

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creationTime

The creation time of the metric filter, expressed as the number of milliseconds since Jan 1, 1970 00:00:00 UTC.

Type: Long

Valid Range: Minimum value of 0.

Required: No

filterName

The name of the metric filter.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 512.

Pattern: [^:*]*

Required: No

filterPattern

A symbolic description of how CloudWatch Logs should interpret the data in each log event. For example, a log event may contain timestamps, IP addresses, strings, and so on. You use the filter pattern to specify what to look for in the log event message.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 1024.

Required: No

logGroupName

The name of the log group.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 512.

Pattern: [\.\-_/#A-Za-z0-9]+

Required: No

metricTransformations

The metric transformations.

Type: Array of MetricTransformation objects

Array Members: Fixed number of 1 item.

Required: No

See Also

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

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