Creates or updates a metric stream. Metric streams can automatically stream CloudWatch metrics to Amazon Web Services destinations including Amazon S3 and to many third-party solutions.
For more information, see Using Metric Streams.
To create a metric stream,
you must be logged on to an account that has the
and either the
policy or the
When you create or update a metric stream, you choose one of the following:
Stream metrics from all metric namespaces in the account.
Stream metrics from all metric namespaces in the account, except
for the namespaces that you list in
Stream metrics from only the metric namespaces that you list in
When you use
PutMetricStream to create a new metric stream, the stream
is created in the
running state. If you use it to update an existing stream,
the state of the stream is not changed.