AWS Code Sample


Retrieves a list of published AWS CloudWatch metrics.

/* Copyright 2010-2019, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. This file is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of the License is located at This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. */ package main import ( "" "" "" "fmt" "os" ) func main() { if len(os.Args) != 4 { fmt.Println("You must supply a metric name, namespace, and dimension name") os.Exit(1) } metric := os.Args[1] namespace := os.Args[2] dimension := os.Args[3] // Initialize a session that the SDK uses to load // credentials from the shared credentials file ~/.aws/credentials // and configuration from the shared configuration file ~/.aws/config. sess := session.Must(session.NewSessionWithOptions(session.Options{ SharedConfigState: session.SharedConfigEnable, })) // Create CloudWatch client svc := cloudwatch.New(sess) // Disable the alarm result, err := svc.ListMetrics(&cloudwatch.ListMetricsInput{ MetricName: aws.String(metric), Namespace: aws.String(namespace), Dimensions: []*cloudwatch.DimensionFilter{ &cloudwatch.DimensionFilter{ Name: aws.String(dimension), }, }, }) if err != nil { fmt.Println("Error", err) return } fmt.Println("Metrics", result.Metrics) }

Sample Details

Service: cloudwatch

Last tested: 2018-03-16

Author: Doug-AWS

Type: full-example

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