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AWS Trusted Advisor Metrics and Dimensions

Trusted Advisor sends metrics to CloudWatch. For more information, see Creating Trusted Advisor Metrics in CloudWatch in the AWS Support User Guide.

The AWS/TrustedAdvisor namespace includes the following metrics.

Trusted Advisor Check-Level Metrics

Metric Description
RedResources

The number of resources identifed by a Trusted Advisor check that are in a “red” (ERROR) state.

YellowResources

The number of resources identifed by a Trusted Advisor check that are in a “yellow” (WARN) state.

Trusted Advisor Category-Level Metrics

Metric Description
GreenChecks

The number of Trusted Advisor checks in a "green" (OK) state.

RedChecks

The number of Trusted Advisor checks in a "red" (ERROR) state.

YellowChecks

The number of Trusted Advisor checks in a "yellow" (WARN) state.

Trusted Advisor Service-Level Metrics

Metric Description
ServiceLimitUsage

The percentage of resource utilization against a service limit.

Dimensions for Check-Level Metrics

Dimension Description
CheckName

The name of a Trusted Advisor check. For more information about checks, see Cost Optimization.

Dimensions for Category-Level Metrics

Dimension Description
Category

The name of a Trusted Advisor check category. For more information about check categories, see Trusted Advisor Best Practices (Checks).

Dimensions for Service Limit Metrics

Dimension Description
Region

The region for a given service limit.

ServiceName

The name of a service.

ServiceLimit

The name of service limit. For more information about checks, see Service Limits Check Questions.