List the specified metrics. You can use the returned metrics with GetMetricData
to get statistical data.
Up to 500 results are returned for any one call. To retrieve additional results, use the returned token with subsequent calls.
After you create a metric, allow up to 15 minutes for the metric to appear. To see metric statistics sooner, use GetMetricData
If you are using CloudWatch cross-account observability, you can use this operation in a monitoring account and view metrics from the linked source accounts. For more information, see CloudWatch cross-account observability
doesn't return information about metrics if those metrics haven't reported data in the past two weeks. To retrieve those metrics, use GetMetricData
This cmdlet automatically pages all available results to the pipeline - parameters related to iteration are only needed if you want to manually control the paginated output. To disable autopagination, use -NoAutoIteration.
Note: For scripts written against earlier versions of this module this cmdlet can also be invoked with the alias, Get-CWMetrics