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AWS IoT Metrics and Dimensions

When you interact with AWS IoT, it sends the following metrics to CloudWatch every minute.

AWS IoT Metrics

The AWS/IoT namespace includes the following metrics.

AWS IoT sends the following metrics to CloudWatch once per received request.

MetricDescription

PublishIn.Success

A client published on an MQTT topic successfully.

Valid Dimensions: Protocol

Valid Statistics:1 for success, 0 for failure.

Unit: Count

PublishOut.Success

Clients subscribed to an MQTT topic recieved a published message.

Valid Dimensions: Protocol

Valid Statistics:1 for success, 0 for failure.

Unit: Count

Subscribe.Success

AWS IoT message broker received a request to subscribe to an MQTT topic.

Valid Dimensions: Protocol

Valid Statistics:1 for success, 0 for failure.

Unit: Count

Ping.Success

AWS IoT received a Ping message.

Valid Dimensions: Protocol

Valid Statistics:1 per ping request from the client.

Unit: Count

Connect.Success

A client connected to AWS IoT.

Valid Dimensions: Protocol

Valid Statistics: 1 per successful MQTT connection from the client.

Unit: Count

GetThingShadow.Accepted

AWS IoT received a GetThingShadow request.

Valid Dimensions: Protocol

Valid Statistics:1 for success, 0 for failure.

Unit: Count

UpdateThingShadow.Accepted

AWS IoT received a UpdateThingShadow request.

Valid Dimensions: Protocol

Valid Statistics:1 for success, 0 for failure.

Unit: Count

DeleteThingShadow.Accepted

AWS IoT received a DeleteThingShadow request.

Valid Dimensions: Protocol

Valid Statistics:1 for success, 0 for failure.

Unit: Count

RulesExecuted

AWS IoT executed a rule..

Valid Dimensions: Protocol

Valid Statistics:1 for success, 0 for failure.

Unit: Count

Dimensions for AWS IoT Metrics

Metrics use the namespace and provide metrics for the following dimension(s):

DimensionDescription

Protocol

The protocol with which the request was made. Valid values are MQTT or HTTP.