Monitor types and attributes

The PATROL for Amazon EC2 contains the following monitor types that are segregated based on the components:

Terminology note

Monitor types in the TrueSight console and Central Monitoring Administration are known as application classes in the PATROL Consoles.

Attributes in Central Monitoring Administration are known as parameters in the PATROL consoles.

You can access Central Monitoring Administration from the TrueSight console or ProactiveNet.

Monitored objectMonitor TypesDescription

Top-level containers and configuration

Used to set up and configure the PATROL for Amazon EC2 product.

Elastic Compute Cloud

Provides data about CPU, Network traffic, and Disk space used by the EC2 instance for cache clusters.


Provides cache level metrics which are measured and published for each Cache node.

Elastic Block Storage

Provides data for the elastic block storage (EBS) used by the instance. 

Elastic Load Balancer

Provides data for the elastic load balancer (ELB) used by the EC2 instance. 

Auto Scaling

  • Provides data for Auto Scaling metrics.
  • Auto Scaling is a cloud computing service feature that automatically adds or removes compute resources depending upon actual usage.

Route 53

  • Provides data for all Route 53 healthcheck instances.
  • Route 53 is a highly available and scalable cloud Domain Name System (DNS).

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