Monitoring EC2 Instances using CloudWatch

In this article, We are going to perform Monitoring EC2 Instances using CloudWatch, enabling detailed monitoring and creating cloudwatch alarms.

Monitoring EC2 Instances using CloudWatch

Step #1: Create a EC2 Instance.

Step #2: Allow Detailed Monitoring for the above Instance.

Note: Detailed Monitoring are chargeable  

Step #3: Give the tag

Step #4: Allow the Security Group

Step #5: Launch the Instance with the proper Key

Step #6: Go to the landing page of CloudWatch service

Step #7: Click on Create Dashboard, give the name of dashboard

Step #8: Add any Widget, how you want to see the data of your ec2, We have selected the stacked area, you can select as well.

Step #9: Now select the resource which you want to monitor

Step #10: Select EC2 and in EC2 Section select Per-Instance metrics

Step #11: Save the Above Data using , Save Widget button

Step #12: Till far we have created the Dashboard now it time to create the Alarm

Step #13: Click on Create Alarm and then Select EC2 and in EC2 Section select Per-Instance metrics(CPU Utilization)

Conclusion:

We have covered Monitoring EC2 Instances using CloudWatch, enabling detailed monitoring and creating cloudwatch alarms.

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Reference:

AWS CloudWatch official page

About Rahul Deshpande

I am Rahul Deshpande AWS Certified Solution Architect, Likes to explore new technology stacks and believe in sharing knowledge.

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