Amazon Elastic File System
User Guide

Accessing CloudWatch Metrics

You can see Amazon EFS metrics for CloudWatch in many ways. You can view them through the CloudWatch console, or you can access them using the CloudWatch CLI or the CloudWatch API. The following procedures show you how to access the metrics using these various tools.

To view metrics using the CloudWatch console

  1. Open the CloudWatch console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Metrics.

  3. Select the EFS namespace.

  4. (Optional) To view a metric, type its name in the search field.

  5. (Optional) To filter by dimension, select FileSystemId.

To access metrics from the AWS CLI

To access metrics from the CloudWatch API