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Creates or updates the resource policy that grants permissions to source accounts to link to the monitoring account sink. When you create a sink policy, you can grant permissions to all accounts in an organization or to individual accounts.

You can also use a sink policy to limit the types of data that is shared. The three types that you can allow or deny are:

  • Metrics - Specify with AWS::CloudWatch::Metric
  • Log groups - Specify with AWS::Logs::LogGroup
  • Traces - Specify with AWS::XRay::Trace
  • Application Insights - Applications - Specify with AWS::ApplicationInsights::Application

See the examples in this section to see how to specify permitted source accounts and data types.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--policy <value>
--sink-identifier <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--policy (string)

The JSON policy to use. If you are updating an existing policy, the entire existing policy is replaced by what you specify here.

The policy must be in JSON string format with quotation marks escaped and no newlines.

For examples of different types of policies, see the Examples section on this page.

--sink-identifier (string)

The ARN of the sink to attach this policy to.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.


Policy -> (string)

The policy that you specified.

SinkArn -> (string)

The ARN of the sink.

SinkId -> (string)

The random ID string that Amazon Web Services generated as part of the sink ARN.