MediaLive / Client / get_cloud_watch_alarm_template



Retrieves the specified cloudwatch alarm template.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.get_cloud_watch_alarm_template(

Identifier (string) – [REQUIRED] A cloudwatch alarm template’s identifier. Can be either be its id or current name.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'Arn': 'string',
    'ComparisonOperator': 'GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold'|'GreaterThanThreshold'|'LessThanThreshold'|'LessThanOrEqualToThreshold',
    'CreatedAt': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
    'DatapointsToAlarm': 123,
    'Description': 'string',
    'EvaluationPeriods': 123,
    'GroupId': 'string',
    'Id': 'string',
    'MetricName': 'string',
    'ModifiedAt': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
    'Name': 'string',
    'Period': 123,
    'Statistic': 'SampleCount'|'Average'|'Sum'|'Minimum'|'Maximum',
    'Tags': {
        'string': 'string'
    'Threshold': 123.0,
    'TreatMissingData': 'notBreaching'|'breaching'|'ignore'|'missing'

Response Structure

  • (dict) – GetCloudWatchAlarmTemplate 200 response

    • Arn (string) – A cloudwatch alarm template’s ARN (Amazon Resource Name)

    • ComparisonOperator (string) – The comparison operator used to compare the specified statistic and the threshold.

    • CreatedAt (datetime) – Placeholder documentation for __timestampIso8601

    • DatapointsToAlarm (integer) – The number of datapoints within the evaluation period that must be breaching to trigger the alarm.

    • Description (string) – A resource’s optional description.

    • EvaluationPeriods (integer) – The number of periods over which data is compared to the specified threshold.

    • GroupId (string) – A cloudwatch alarm template group’s id. AWS provided template groups have ids that start with aws-

    • Id (string) – A cloudwatch alarm template’s id. AWS provided templates have ids that start with aws-

    • MetricName (string) – The name of the metric associated with the alarm. Must be compatible with targetResourceType.

    • ModifiedAt (datetime) – Placeholder documentation for __timestampIso8601

    • Name (string) – A resource’s name. Names must be unique within the scope of a resource type in a specific region.

    • Period (integer) – The period, in seconds, over which the specified statistic is applied.

    • Statistic (string) – The statistic to apply to the alarm’s metric data.

    • Tags (dict) – Represents the tags associated with a resource.

      • (string) – Placeholder documentation for __string

        • (string) – Placeholder documentation for __string

    • TargetResourceType (string) – The resource type this template should dynamically generate cloudwatch metric alarms for.

    • Threshold (float) – The threshold value to compare with the specified statistic.

    • TreatMissingData (string) – Specifies how missing data points are treated when evaluating the alarm’s condition.


  • MediaLive.Client.exceptions.NotFoundException

  • MediaLive.Client.exceptions.TooManyRequestsException

  • MediaLive.Client.exceptions.BadRequestException

  • MediaLive.Client.exceptions.InternalServerErrorException

  • MediaLive.Client.exceptions.ForbiddenException