Accessing CloudWatch metrics - Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Accessing CloudWatch metrics

You can see Amazon FSx metrics for CloudWatch in the following ways.

  • The Amazon FSx console.

  • The CloudWatch console.

  • The CloudWatch CLI (command line interface).

  • The CloudWatch API.

The following procedures show you how to access the metrics using these various tools.

To view metrics using the Amazon FSx console

  1. Open the Amazon FSx console at

  2. From the navigation pane, choose File systems, then choose the file system whose metrics you want to view.

  3. Choose Actions and choose View details.

  4. On the Summary page, choose Monitoring to see the metrics for your file system.

To view metrics using the CloudWatch console

  1. Open the CloudWatch console.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Metrics.

  3. Select the FSx namespace.

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

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

To access metrics from the AWS CLI

Using the CloudWatch API

To access metrics from the CloudWatch API