Amazon CloudWatch
User Guide

Monitor Resources in Multiple Regions Using a CloudWatch Dashboard

You can monitor AWS resources in multiple regions using a single CloudWatch dashboard. For example, you can create a dashboard that shows CPU utilization for an EC2 instance located in the us-west-2 region with your billing metrics, which are located in the us-east-1 region.

To monitor resources in multiple regions in one dashboard

  1. Open the CloudWatch console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Metrics.

  3. In the navigation bar, select a region.

  4. Select the metrics to add to your dashboard.

  5. For Actions, choose Add to dashboard.

  6. For Add to, type a name for the new dashboard and choose Add to dashboard.

    Alternatively, to add to an existing dashboard, choose Existing dashboard, select a dashboard, and then choose Add to dashboard.

  7. To add metrics from another region, select the next region and repeat these steps.

  8. Choose Save dashboard.