Monitoring Amazon Inspector Classic using Amazon CloudWatch - Amazon Inspector

This is the user guide for Amazon Inspector Classic. For information about the new Amazon Inspector, see the Amazon Inspector User Guide. To access the Amazon Inspector Classic console, open the Amazon Inspector console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/inspector/, and then choose Amazon Inspector Classic in the navigation pane.

Monitoring Amazon Inspector Classic using Amazon CloudWatch

You can monitor Amazon Inspector Classic using Amazon CloudWatch, which collects and processes raw data into readable, near real-time metrics. By default, Amazon Inspector Classic sends metric data to CloudWatch in 5-minute periods. You can use the AWS Management Console, the AWS CLI, or an API to view the metrics that Amazon Inspector Classic sends to CloudWatch.

For more information about Amazon CloudWatch, see the Amazon CloudWatch User Guide.

Amazon Inspector Classic CloudWatch metrics

The Amazon Inspector Classic namespace includes the following metrics.

AssessmentTargetARN metrics:

Metric Description

TotalMatchingAgents

Number of agents that match this target

TotalHealthyAgents

Number of agents that match this target that are healthy

TotalAssessmentRuns

Number of assessment runs for this target

TotalAssessmentRunFindings

Number of findings for this target

AssessmentTemplateARN metrics:

Metric Description

TotalMatchingAgents

Number of agents that match this template

TotalHealthyAgents

Number of agents that match this template that are healthy

TotalAssessmentRuns

Number of assessment runs for this template

TotalAssessmentRunFindings

Number of findings for this template

Aggregate metrics

Metric Description

TotalAssessmentRuns

Number of assessment runs in this AWS account