AWS GovCloud (US)
User Guide

Amazon CloudWatch

The following list details the differences for using this service in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region compared to other AWS regions:

  • None

For more information about CloudWatch, see the CloudWatch documentation.

ITAR Boundary

The ITAR boundary defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-regulated data for this service in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. You must comply with the boundaries in order to maintain ITAR compliance. If you do not have any ITAR-regulated data in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, this section does not apply to you. The following information identifies the ITAR boundary for this service:

ITAR-Regulated Data Permitted

ITAR-Regulated Data Not Permitted

Not applicable

No ITAR-regulated data may be entered, stored, or processed by CloudWatch. For example, CloudWatch metadata is not permitted to contain ITAR-regulated data. This metadata includes all the configuration data that you enter when creating and maintaining your CloudWatch alarms.

For example, do not enter ITAR-regulated data in the following fields:

  • Monitor configuration names

  • Descriptions

  • Trigger names

  • Metric names

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