Monitoring Amazon DataSync activity - Amazon DataSync
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Monitoring Amazon DataSync activity

Monitoring is important for maintaining the reliability and performance of your Amazon DataSync transfer and storage discovery activities. We recommend that you collect monitoring data so that you can more easily debug errors if one occurs. Before you start monitoring DataSync, however, create a monitoring plan that includes answers to the following questions:

  • What are your monitoring goals?

  • What resources will you monitor?

  • How often will you monitor these resources?

  • What monitoring tools will you use?

  • Who will perform the monitoring tasks?

  • Who should be notified when something goes wrong?

Amazon provides various services and tools for monitoring DataSync. You can configure some of these to do the monitoring for you, but some require manual intervention. We recommend that you automate monitoring tasks as much as possible.