Publish Custom Metrics to CloudWatch
In this lab, you’ll create custom metrics to monitor operating system performance of an EC2 Linux instance. By the end of this lab, you’ll be able to create the script, publish the metrics to CloudWatch and monitor it by creating the alarms.
Terms and conditions apply.
Create a Script Containing the Custom Metrics Parameters
In this challenge, you will create a Linux script containing the custom metrics parameters which you want to publish to CloudWatch.
Publish the Custom Metrics to Cloudwatch
In this challenge, you will publish the parameters defined in the Linux script to CloudWatch.
Create a Dashboard Using EC2 Metrics
In this challenge, you will create a dashboard based on the custom metrics to monitor the system.
Create Alarms Based on the Metrics Data
In this challenge, you will create alarms based on the custom metric data to monitor the system.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
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- AWS CLI
- Knowledge of creating the Linux script.