Amazon EKS information in CloudTrail - Amazon EKS
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Amazon EKS information in CloudTrail

When you create your Amazon account, CloudTrail is also enabled on your Amazon account. When any activity occurs in Amazon EKS, that activity is recorded in a CloudTrail event along with other Amazon service events in Event history. You can view, search, and download recent events in your Amazon account. For more information, see Viewing events with CloudTrail event history.

For an ongoing record of events in your Amazon account, including events for Amazon EKS, create a trail. A trail enables CloudTrail to deliver log files to an Amazon S3 bucket. By default, when you create a trail in the console, the trail applies to all Amazon Web Services Regions. The trail logs events from all Amazon Web Services Regions in the Amazon partition and delivers the log files to the Amazon S3 bucket that you specify. Additionally, you can configure other Amazon services to further analyze and act upon the event data that's collected in CloudTrail logs. For more information, see the following resources.

All Amazon EKS actions are logged by CloudTrail and are documented in the Amazon EKS API Reference. For example, calls to the CreateCluster, ListClusters and DeleteCluster sections generate entries in the CloudTrail log files.

Every event or log entry contains information about the type of IAM identity that made the request, and which credentials were used. If temporary credentials were used, the entry shows how the credentials were obtained.

For more information, see the CloudTrail userIdentity element.