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AWS Monitoring

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AWS Monitoring Plugin

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides a massive array of on-demand cloud services to individuals, companies and governments across the world. AWS consists of more than 150 services, including computing, storage, networking, database, analytics, application services and deployment, as well as a number of tools to aid developers. Most services are not directly available to users, but instead offer functionality through APIs, which developers can use in their applications.

What You Can Monitor

This Opspack provides Host Templates allowing you to monitor various AWS cloud services, such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3).

Host Templates

The following Host Templates are provided within this Opspack. Click the name of each Host Template to be taken to the relevant information page, including a full Service Check description and usage instructions.

Setup Amazon AWS for Monitoring

To monitor your AWS environment, you will need to:

  • Create an IAM user with Programmatic access
  • Add the CloudWatchReadOnlyAccess permission to the IAM user
  • Create an access key under that IAM user

For more information, refer to How do I create an AWS access key.