CloudWatchInternetMonitor / Client / get_monitor



Gets information about a monitor in Amazon CloudWatch Internet Monitor based on a monitor name. The information returned includes the Amazon Resource Name (ARN), create time, modified time, resources included in the monitor, and status information.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.get_monitor(

MonitorName (string) –


The name of the monitor.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'MonitorName': 'string',
    'MonitorArn': 'string',
    'Resources': [
    'CreatedAt': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
    'ModifiedAt': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
    'ProcessingStatusInfo': 'string',
    'Tags': {
        'string': 'string'
    'MaxCityNetworksToMonitor': 123,
    'InternetMeasurementsLogDelivery': {
        'S3Config': {
            'BucketName': 'string',
            'BucketPrefix': 'string',
            'LogDeliveryStatus': 'ENABLED'|'DISABLED'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • MonitorName (string) –

      The name of the monitor.

    • MonitorArn (string) –

      The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the monitor.

    • Resources (list) –

      The resources that have been added for the monitor. Resources are listed by their Amazon Resource Names (ARNs).

      • (string) –

    • Status (string) –

      The status of the monitor.

    • CreatedAt (datetime) –

      The time when the monitor was created.

    • ModifiedAt (datetime) –

      The last time that the monitor was modified.

    • ProcessingStatus (string) –

      The health of the data processing for the monitor.

    • ProcessingStatusInfo (string) –

      Additional information about the health of the data processing for the monitor.

    • Tags (dict) –

      The tags that have been added to monitor.

      • (string) –

        • (string) –

    • MaxCityNetworksToMonitor (integer) –

      The maximum number of city-networks to monitor for your resources. A city-network is the location (city) where clients access your application resources from and the network or ASN, such as an internet service provider (ISP), that clients access the resources through. This limit helps control billing costs.

      To learn more, see Choosing a city-network maximum value in the Amazon CloudWatch Internet Monitor section of the CloudWatch User Guide.

    • InternetMeasurementsLogDelivery (dict) –

      Publish internet measurements for Internet Monitor to another location, such as an Amazon S3 bucket. The measurements are also published to Amazon CloudWatch Logs.

      • S3Config (dict) –

        The configuration information for publishing Internet Monitor internet measurements to Amazon S3. The configuration includes the bucket name and (optionally) prefix for the S3 bucket to store the measurements, and the delivery status. The delivery status is ENABLED or DISABLED, depending on whether you choose to deliver internet measurements to S3 logs.

        • BucketName (string) –

          The Amazon S3 bucket name.

        • BucketPrefix (string) –

          The Amazon S3 bucket prefix.

        • LogDeliveryStatus (string) –

          The status of publishing Internet Monitor internet measurements to an Amazon S3 bucket.


  • CloudWatchInternetMonitor.Client.exceptions.InternalServerException

  • CloudWatchInternetMonitor.Client.exceptions.AccessDeniedException

  • CloudWatchInternetMonitor.Client.exceptions.ThrottlingException

  • CloudWatchInternetMonitor.Client.exceptions.ValidationException