Logging and monitoring in Amazon Route 53 Application Recovery Controller - Amazon Route 53 Application Recovery Controller
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Logging and monitoring in Amazon Route 53 Application Recovery Controller

Monitoring is an important part of maintaining the availability and performance of Amazon Route 53 Application Recovery Controller and your Amazon solutions. You should collect monitoring data from all of the parts of your Amazon solution so that you can more easily debug a multi-point failure if one occurs. Amazon provides several tools for monitoring your Route 53 ARC resources and activity, and responding to potential incidents:

Amazon CloudWatch metrics and alarms

Using CloudWatch, you can monitor, in real time, your Amazon resources and the applications that you run on Amazon. CloudWatch collects and tracks metrics, which are variables that you measure over time. You can create alarms that watch specific metrics, and then send notifications or automatically make changes to the resources you are monitoring when the metric exceeds a certain threshold for a period of time. For more information, see Using Amazon CloudWatch with Route 53 ARC.

Amazon CloudTrail logs

CloudTrail provides a record of actions taken by a user, role, or an Amazon service in Route 53 ARC. CloudTrail captures all API calls for Route 53 ARC as events, including calls from the Route 53 ARC console and from code calls to the Route 53 ARC API. For more information, see Logging Route 53 ARC API calls using Amazon CloudTrail.