Viewing OS metrics using CloudWatch Logs - Amazon Relational Database Service

Viewing OS metrics using CloudWatch Logs

After you have enabled Enhanced Monitoring for your DB instance, you can view the metrics for your DB instance using CloudWatch Logs, with each log stream representing a single DB instance being monitored. The log stream identifier is the resource identifier (DbiResourceId) for the DB instance.

To view Enhanced Monitoring log data

  1. Open the CloudWatch console at

  2. If necessary, choose the region that your DB instance is in. For more information, see Regions and endpoints in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

  3. Choose Logs in the navigation pane.

  4. Choose RDSOSMetrics from the list of log groups.

    In a Multi-AZ deployment, log files with -secondary appended to the name are for the Multi-AZ standby replica.

            Multi-AZ standby replica log file
  5. Choose the log stream that you want to view from the list of log streams.