Amazon Redshift
Management Guide (API Version 2012-12-01)
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Configuring Auditing Using the Console

You can configure Amazon Redshift to create audit log files and store them in S3.

Enable Audit Logging Using the Console

  1. Sign into the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon Redshift console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/redshift.

  2. In the navigation pane, click Clusters.

  3. In the list, click the cluster for which you want to enable logging.

  4. In the cluster details page, click Database, and then click Configure Audit Logging.

  5. In the Configure Audit Logging dialog box, in the Enable Audit Logging box, click Yes.

  6. For S3 Bucket, do one of the following:

    • If you already have an S3 bucket that you want to use, select Use Existing and then select the bucket from the Bucket list.

    • If you need a new S3 bucket, select Create New, and in the New Bucket Name box, type a name.

  7. Optionally, in the S3 Key Prefix box, type a prefix to add to the S3 bucket.

  8. Click Save.

After you configure audit logging, the Cluster details page updates to display information about the logging configuration.

On the Cluster details page, under Backup, Maintenance, and Logging, click Go to the S3 console to navigate to the bucket.

Modify the Bucket for Audit Logging

  1. Sign into the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon Redshift console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/redshift.

  2. In the navigation pane, click Clusters.

  3. In the list, click the cluster for which you want to modify the bucket used for audit logging.

  4. In the cluster details page, click Database, and then click Configure Audit Logging.

  5. For S3 Bucket, select an existing bucket or create a new bucket.

  6. Optionally, in the S3 Key Prefix box, type a prefix to add to the S3 bucket.

  7. Click Save.

Disable Audit Logging Using the Console

  1. Sign into the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon Redshift console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/redshift.

  2. In the navigation pane, click Clusters.

  3. In the list, click the cluster for which you want to disable logging.

  4. In the cluster details page, click Database, and then click Configure Audit Logging.

  5. In the Configure Audit Logging dialog box, in the Enable Audit Logging box, click No.

  6. Click Save.