Questions tagged [amazon-cloudwatch]

Amazon CloudWatch is a web service that provides real-time monitoring to Amazon's EC2 customers on their resource utilisation such as CPU, disk and network. Use this tag to describe questions that discuss Amazon CloudWatch.

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Custom metric for a Windows process on a Windows ec2 instance

I have a process (exe) on a Windows ec2 that is using up lots of memory. I would like to create a custom metric that will collect data and send to CloudWatch. I would like to also create an alarm when ...
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How to track unused resources in AWS?

I have been using AWS for a while now. I always have the difficulty tracking AWS resources and how they are interconnected. Obviously, I am using Terraform but still, there is always ad-hoc operations ...
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CloudWatch Math queue size diff (processed count) 5 min average

I have a CloudWatch metric that is the integer size of a queue, published at a 1min interval. Is there a way to use a math expression to get the average decrease in queue size at a 5min interval? I ...
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Cloudwatch alert for any new resource provisionin

Is it possible to set an alert in cloudwatch that gets fired any time any type of resource is provisioned?
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How to change PagerDuty incident name?

I have AWS Cloudwatch hooked up with PagerDuty. Whenever an alert goes out, it goes to PagerDuty, which then sends us a message in Slack. The problem is, this is what it shows in the chat: ...
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Is it possible to set CloudWatch alarm for a combination of metrics?

For example, I want to trigger a CloudWatch alarm for the following: Number of messages sent - Number of messages deleted >= 6 The above is for AWS SQS metrics. And I want that metric to trigger AWS ...
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CloudWatch trigger for a range of GuardDuty severities

I want to edit my CloudWatch rule so that it only triggers an SNS topic for "GuardDuty findings" that fall in the High severy range, defined by AWS as the value of the severity parameter in the ...
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AWS CloudWatch Logs Publisher plugin hangs on job completion

We use the AWS CloudWatch Logs Publisher plugin on our Jenkins and most of the time the logs are sent within 2-5 seconds of the request being sent out. However, sometimes the step will hang for up to ...
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How to create custom AWS CloudWatch metric for i-node

I have created custom CloudWatch alarm for Disk Utilization for root and mount volume to monitor the disk space for my Ubuntu (16.04) instances, but quite often it happens that disk is only 60% full (...
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How to send SMS through AWS?

Can we send SMS through AWS for the below case? I have an application installed on Ec2 and that application runs few rules and may send SMS to end users if the rule conditions are met. I wanted to ...
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Is it possible to create AWS CloudWatch Metric Filters with dimensions?

CloudWatch Metric Filters are the recommended way to create custom metrics from Lambda functions. Sending the metrics directly from the lambda function to the CloudWatch api is the main alternative, ...
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What is the best way to find the Auto Scaling Group of an ECS cluster?

We are looking to inspect the ASG EC2 CloudWatch metrics such as CPU and Memory, since it includes an aggregate of all the ASG instances. Given that we know the ECS cluster, or the ECS service name. ...
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How to scale-down in a multi-tenant environment?

Cloud environments in AWS allow for multi-tenancy managed by the user himself, classic example are container orchestrators such as ECS or Kubernetes. When you have two services, one needs memory ...
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How to get EC2 instance tags when pulling CloudWatch data?

For monitoring purposes, we're pulling AWS/EC2 instances statistics data from CloudWatch and save it to InfluxDB. We're using Telegraf to do this. However, when pulling the data from Cloudwatch, ...
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How to set CloudWatch alarms for non-compliancy in AWS Config rules?

I have a set of rules in my AWS Config dashboard. And, I want to set a AWS CloudWatch alarm to be triggered whenever Config detects non-compliant resource(s). [The plan is to link that alarm to an ...
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Set up AWS Trusted Advisor alert for Service Limit warnings

All I want in life is for AWS to shoot me an email when any of Trusted Advisor's Service Limits go to WARN or ERROR status. I've checked their guides, tried chatting with support and no one can get ...
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How can I communicate queue-based processing delays to non-technical team members?

I am responsible for a set of SQS queue-processing jobs with a scaling policy on the ApproximateNumberOfMessagesVisible CloudWatch metric. These jobs can fail to keep up with the amount of messages ...
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Is it possible to trigger an AWS Lambda function directly from CloudWatch alarm?

Currently, for triggering a lambda function in response to a CloudWatch alarm, I need to route the alarm via SNS, like this: AWS CloudWatch Alarm --> Send to a topic in SNS --> SNS topic ...