AWS SDK Version 2 for .NET
API Reference

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.NET Framework 3.5
Container for the parameters to the DescribeAlarms operation. Retrieves alarms with the specified names. If no name is specified, all alarms for the user are returned. Alarms can be retrieved by using only a prefix for the alarm name, the alarm state, or a prefix for any action.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace: Amazon.CloudWatch.Model
Assembly: AWSSDK.dll
Version: (assembly version)


public class DescribeAlarmsRequest : AmazonCloudWatchRequest

The DescribeAlarmsRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method DescribeAlarmsRequest()


Public Property ActionPrefix System.String Gets and sets the property ActionPrefix.

The action name prefix.

Public Property AlarmNamePrefix System.String Gets and sets the property AlarmNamePrefix.

The alarm name prefix. AlarmNames cannot be specified if this parameter is specified.

Public Property AlarmNames System.Collections.Generic.List<System.String> Gets and sets the property AlarmNames.

A list of alarm names to retrieve information for.

Public Property MaxRecords System.Int32 Gets and sets the property MaxRecords.

The maximum number of alarm descriptions to retrieve.

Public Property NextToken System.String Gets and sets the property NextToken.

The token returned by a previous call to indicate that there is more data available.

Public Property StateValue Amazon.CloudWatch.StateValue Gets and sets the property StateValue.

The state value to be used in matching alarms.


This example shows how to get information about an alarm.

Get alarm information example

var client = new AmazonCloudWatchClient();

var request = new DescribeAlarmsRequest
  AlarmNames = new List<string>() 
    { "awseb-e-b36EXAMPLE-stack-CloudwatchAlarmLow-1KAKH4EXAMPLE" },
  MaxRecords = 1,
  StateValue = StateValue.ALARM

var response = new DescribeAlarmsResponse();

  response = client.DescribeAlarms(request);

  foreach (var alarm in response.MetricAlarms)
    Console.WriteLine(alarm.MetricName + " " +
        alarm.ComparisonOperator + " " + alarm.Threshold);

  request.NextToken = response.NextToken;

} while (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(response.NextToken));

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

.NET for Windows Store apps:
Supported in: Windows 8.1, Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone:
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8