Repository Summary

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VCS Type git
VCS Version master
Last Updated 2019-09-07


Name Version
ros_monitoring_msgs 2.0.0



Note: This repository is under active development. The package provided here is a release candidate; the API may change without notice and no support is provided for it at the moment. ros_monitoring_msgs package for facilitating the use of monitoring-related AWS cloud services.

This package primarily provides ROS message types for use with Amazon CloudWatch, and is used by the cloudwatch_metrics_collector node. For example, the MetricData message corresponds to a MetricDatum, and the MetricDimension to Dimension.

Supported ROS Distributions

  • Dashing

Build status

  • Travis CI:
    • "master" branch Build Status
  • ROS build farm:
    • ROS Dashing @ u18.04 Bionic Not Yet Released



Binaries not yet available in apt On Ubuntu you can install the latest version of this package using the following command

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install -y ros-$ROS_DISTRO-ros-monitoring-msgs

Building from Source

To build from source you'll need to create a new workspace, clone and checkout the latest release branch of this repository, install all the dependencies, and compile. If you need the latest development features you can clone from the master branch instead of the latest release branch. While we guarantee the release branches are stable, the master should be considered to have an unstable build due to ongoing development.

  • Create a ROS workspace and a source directory

    mkdir -p ~/ros-workspace/src
  • Clone the package into the source directory .

    cd ~/ros-workspace/src
    git clone
  • Install dependencies

    cd ~/ros-workspace 
    sudo apt-get update && rosdep update
    rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src -r -y

Note: If building the master branch instead of a release branch you may need to also checkout and build the master branches of the packages this package depends on.

  • Build the packages

    cd ~/ros-workspace && colcon build
  • Configure ROS library path

    source ~/ros-workspace/install/local_setup.bash