I want to view the shared dashboard

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I published the dashboard of CLOUDWATCH but it shows that "Explorer widget is not available in shared dashboards." Could you help me please?

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AWS CloudWatch does not support sharing explorer widgets in shared dashboards. The explorer widget is only available when you view the dashboard within your AWS account.

As a workaround, you can consider the following options:

Grant necessary permissions to users who need access to the explorer widget so they can view it within their own AWS Management Console. To do this, you will need to create an IAM policy that allows the users to access the CloudWatch dashboard and attach the policy to the IAM users, groups, or roles that need access.

Use CloudWatch Logs Insights to create queries that can provide the data you want to share. Then, share the queries with your team members, who can run the queries within their own AWS Management Console. Note that users will need the necessary permissions to access CloudWatch Logs Insights and the log groups in question.

If you're looking for a more visual way to share the data, you could create custom CloudWatch dashboard widgets using metric or text widgets to display the relevant information instead of using the explorer widget. These widgets can be shared with others through shared dashboards.

Remember that sharing data and access to AWS services may have security implications. Always ensure that you follow the principle of least privilege and only grant the necessary permissions to users who require access.

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