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AWS - RDS Monitoring

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AWS - RDS Opspack

With our Opsview Monitor AWS RDS Opspack, you can easily and affordably monitor Amazon Web Services RDS (Relational Database Service).

Find out more information on AWS Monitoring Tools.

What You Can Monitor

Opsview Monitor has multiple Opspacks available for AWS monitoring. Those currently available include packs for:

  • EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud)
  • ELB (Elastic Load Balancing)
  • RDS (Relational Database Service)

There are also checks for the online status of all the Amazon Web Services in all 12 of their operated geographical regions. In addition to deploying Opsview to the cloud, you can now monitor your cloud services.

Service Checks

Service Check Description
RDS Instance CPU Check CPU Utilization for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance DB Connections Check Database Connections for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Free Storage Check Free Storage Space for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Read IO Check Read I/O PS for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Read Latency Check Read Latency for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Read Throughput Check Read Throughput for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Write IO Check Write I/O PS for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Write Latency Check Write Latency for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Write Throughput Check Write Throughput for Amazon RDS

AWS - RDS Opspack

With our Opsview Monitor AWS RDS Opspack, you can easily and affordably monitor Amazon Web Services RDS (Relational Database Service).

Find out more information on AWS Monitoring Tools.

What You Can Monitor

Opsview Monitor has multiple Opspacks available for AWS monitoring. Those currently available include packs for:

  • EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud)
  • ELB (Elastic Load Balancing)
  • RDS (Relational Database Service)

There are also checks for the online status of all the Amazon Web Services in all 12 of their operated geographical regions. In addition to deploying Opsview to the cloud, you can now monitor your cloud services.

Service Checks

Service Check Description
RDS Instance CPU Check CPU Utilization for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance DB Connections Check Database Connections for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Free Storage Check Free Storage Space for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Read IO Check Read I/O PS for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Read Latency Check Read Latency for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Read Throughput Check Read Throughput for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Write IO Check Write I/O PS for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Write Latency Check Write Latency for Amazon RDS
RDS Instance Write Throughput Check Write Throughput for Amazon RDS

Setup and Configuration

Ruby and gems should already be available on your system - if not, please install Ruby and gems using your standard package manager.

When Ruby and gems are installed, run the following commands as the root user to set up the amazon scripts and credentials:

  • gem install CloudyScripts
  • mkdir /etc/cloutomate
  • ssh-keygen -f /etc/cloutomate/cloutomate.pem (make sure to enter a blank password when prompted.)
  • ruby /usr/local/nagios/libexec/plugins.d/cloud-aws/encrypt_aws_credentials.rb -A (your Amazon access key ID) -S (your Amazon secret key) -f /usr/local/nagios/etc/aws_credentials.cfg (Note: Your Amazon access key ID and secret key are managed in the 'Security Credentials' area in your account's dropdown menu.)
  • chown -R nagios:nagios /etc/cloutomate
  • chown nagios:nagios /usr/local/nagios/etc/aws_credentials.cfg

To configure and utilize this Opspack, you simply need to add the 'Cloud - AWS - RDS' Opspack to your Opsview Monitor system.

Step 1: Add the host template

Add host template

Step 2: Add and configure variables required for this host

Add variables

Step 3: Reload and the system will now be monitored

View Service Checks

Setup and Configuration

Ruby and gems should already be available on your system - if not, please install Ruby and gems using your standard package manager.

When Ruby and gems are installed, run the following commands as the root user to set up the amazon scripts and credentials:

  • gem install CloudyScripts
  • mkdir /etc/cloutomate
  • ssh-keygen -f /etc/cloutomate/cloutomate.pem (make sure to enter a blank password when prompted.)
  • ruby /opt/opsview/monitoringscripts/etc/plugins/cloud-aws/encrypt_aws_credentials.rb -A (your Amazon access key ID) -S (your Amazon secret key) -f /opt/opsview/monitoringscripts/etc/plugins/cloud-aws/aws_credentials.cfg (Note: Your Amazon access key ID and secret key are managed in the 'Security Credentials' area in your account's dropdown menu.)
  • chown -R opsview:opsview /etc/cloutomate
  • chown opsview:opsview /opt/opsview/monitoringscripts/etc/plugins/cloud-aws/aws_credentials.cfg

To configure and utilize this Opspack, you simply need to add the 'Cloud - AWS - RDS' Opspack to your Opsview Monitor system.

Step 1: Add the host template

Add host template

Step 2: Add and configure variables required for this host

Add variables

Step 3: Reload and the system will now be monitored

View Service Checks

v1.0-opsview-5

ODI-313 - AWS RDS Opspack

Initial release for AWS RDS Opspack

v2.0-opsview-6

ODI-1154 Release Opspacks for Opsview Monitor 6.0

Initial release of Opspack to work with Opsview Monitor 6.0