AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Retrieves the specified alarms. If no alarms are specified, all alarms are returned. Alarms can be retrieved by using only a prefix for the alarm name, the alarm state, or a prefix for any action.

Note:

For PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DescribeAlarmsAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.CloudWatch
Assembly: AWSSDK.CloudWatch.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z

Syntax

C#
public abstract DescribeAlarmsResponse DescribeAlarms(
         DescribeAlarmsRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.CloudWatch.Model.DescribeAlarmsRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DescribeAlarms service method.

Return Value
The response from the DescribeAlarms service method, as returned by CloudWatch.

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
InvalidNextTokenException The next token specified is invalid.

Examples

This example shows how to get information about an alarm.

Get alarm information example

var client = new AmazonCloudWatchClient();

var request = new DescribeAlarmsRequest
{
  AlarmNames = new List() 
    { "awseb-e-b36EXAMPLE-stack-CloudwatchAlarmLow-1KAKH4EXAMPLE" },
  MaxRecords = 1,
  StateValue = StateValue.ALARM
};

var response = new DescribeAlarmsResponse();

do
{
  response = client.DescribeAlarms(request);

  foreach (var alarm in response.MetricAlarms)
  {
    Console.WriteLine(alarm.AlarmName);
    Console.WriteLine(alarm.AlarmDescription);
    Console.WriteLine(alarm.MetricName + " " +
        alarm.ComparisonOperator + " " + alarm.Threshold);
    Console.WriteLine();
  }

  request.NextToken = response.NextToken;

} while (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(response.NextToken));
      

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

See Also