Monitoring in Amazon CodeCatalyst - Amazon CodeCatalyst

Monitoring in Amazon CodeCatalyst

In Amazon CodeCatalyst, management events for the space are collected by AWS CloudTrail and are logged in the trail for the billing account for the space. CloudTrail logging is the primary method to manage logging for CodeCatalyst events, and a secondary method is viewing event logging in CodeCatalyst.

Events in the account are logged with the trail and designated bucket that is set up for the AWS account.

The following diagram shows how all management events for the space are logged in CloudTrail for the billing account, while account connections/billing events and AWS resource events are logged in CloudTrail for the respective account.


   Diagram showing how event logging for spaces is managed

The diagram illustrates the following steps:

  1. When a space is created, an AWS account is connected to the space and is designated as the billing account. The trail used is the trail that was created in CloudTrail for the billing account, where space events are logged. CloudTrail captures API calls and related events made by or on behalf of a CodeCatalyst space and delivers the log files to an S3 bucket that you specify. If the billing account changes to another AWS account, then space events are logged in the trail and bucket for that account. For more information about CodeCatalyst management events that are logged by CloudTrail, see CodeCatalyst information in CloudTrail.

  2. Other accounts connected to the space, including the billing account, log a subset of events for account connections and billing events. CodeCatalyst workflows that generate account events for AWS resources deployed for that account are also logged in the trail and bucket for the AWS account. CloudTrail captures API calls and related events made by or on behalf of a CodeCatalyst space and delivers the log files to an S3 bucket that you specify. For more information about CodeCatalyst management events that are logged by CloudTrail, see Accessing logged events in CodeCatalyst.

  3. You can also monitor CodeCatalyst actions in your space within a specific time in the space with the list-event-logs command using the AWS CLI. For more information, see the Amazon CodeCatalyst API Reference Guide. You must have the Space administrator role to call the list of events for CodeCatalyst actions in your space. For more information, see Accessing logged events in CodeCatalyst.

    Note

    ListEventLogs guarantees events for the last 30 days in a given space. You can also view and retrieve a list of management events over the last 90 days for CodeCatalyst in the AWS CloudTrail console by viewing Event history, or by creating a trail to create and maintain a record of events that extends past 90 days. For more information, see Working with CloudTrail Event history and Working with CloudTrail trails.

Note

AWS resources that are deployed into connected accounts for CodeCatalyst workflows, are not logged as part of CloudTrail logging for the CodeCatalyst space. For example, CodeCatalyst resources include a space or project. AWS resources include an Amazon ECS service or Lambda function. You must configure CloudTrail logging separately for each AWS account where resources are deployed into.

Here is one possible flow for event monitoring in CodeCatalyst.

Mary Major is a Space administrator for a CodeCatalyst space and views all management events in CodeCatalyst for space-level and project-level resources in the space that are logged in CloudTrail. See CodeCatalyst information in CloudTrail for example events that are logged in CloudTrail.

For resources that are created in CodeCatalyst, such as Dev Environments, Mary views the Event history in the billing account for the space and investigates events where Dev Environments were created by project members in CodeCatalyst. The event provides the identity store IAM identity type and credentials for the AWS Builder ID for the user who created the Dev Environment. For resources that are created in AWS when deployed by workflows in CodeCatalyst, such as a Lambda function for a serverless deployment, the AWS account owner can view the event history for the trail associated with the separate AWS account (which is also a connected account to CodeCatalyst) for the workflow deploy action.

To investigate further, Mary can also view events for all CodeCatalyst APIs in the space by using the list-event-logs command in the AWS CLI.