Configuring the Amazon EC2 monitor type
This topic provides information about configuring PATROL for Amazon EC2 KM in the Central Monitoring Administration and TrueSight console. To configure the KM, set the following preferences on the Add Monitoring Configuration dialog.
|Monitoring Solution||Version||Monitoring Profile||Monitor Type|
|Amazon EC2||2.1.00||Amazon EC2||Amazon EC2|
With Amazon EC2 as the selected monitor type, the Add Monitor Types dialog box enables you to configure details for connecting to the accounts and web services provided by Amazon EC2. For more information, see Defining a monitoring policy.
|Amazon EC2 Monitoring Configuration|
Specify the full path of JRE directory on the PATROL Agent server.
|AWS Account Configuration|
Specify the name that identifies this set of AWS account monitoring configuration. This name is used as the instance name of the top level container.
Specify the access key for the account provided by Amazon EC2 account user.
Specify the secret key for the account provided by Amazon EC2 account user.
|Proxy Server Configuration|
|Click this tab to configure the proxy server.|
|Use Proxy Configuration||Select the check box to enable the proxy configuration.|
|Server Name||Specify the proxy server name that is being used to route HTTP requests.|
|Port||Specify the proxy server port number that is being used to connect specified proxy server.|
|User Name||Specify the proxy server username that is being used to log in.|
|Password||Specify the proxy server password that is being used to log in.|
Click this tab to enable/disable the services.
The services like Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Block Storage (EBS), Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) are monitored by default.
|Elasticache||Select the check box to enable the monitoring of Elasticache.|
|Auto Scaling||Select the check box to enable the monitoring of Auto Scaling.|
|Route 53||Select the check box to enable the monitoring of Route 53.|
|Click this tab to enable filtering options.|
|Region Filter Type|
Select Include to monitor only the regions mentioned in the Regions field below.
Select Exclude to exclude the regions mentioned in the Regions field below.
Specify the regions that you want to include or exclude from monitoring. The following is the format for specifying regions:
Use comma (,) only to separate the regions.
|EC2 Tag Filter Type|
Select Include to monitor only the EC2 tags mentioned in the EC2 Tag Filter field below.
Select Exclude to exclude the EC2 tags mentioned in the EC2 Tag Filter field below.
|EC2 Tag Filter|
Specify the EC2 tags that you want to include or exclude from monitoring. The following is the format for EC2 tags:
Use comma (,) only to separate the tags.
Add to List
Click this option to add the account to the list of monitored accounts.
Click this option to save the changes you made in the configuration details for the selected account. After doing this, click Update to reflect your changes under the list of Defined Monitor Types and Attributes on the Monitor Configuration tab.
Remove from List
Click this option to remove the account from the list of monitored accounts.
Select the check-box to enable debug. This will create log files at <PATROL_HOME>/pll directory on the PATROL Agent server.
Click this option to add the monitor type under the list of Defined Monitor Types and Attributes on the Monitor Configuration tab
Click this option to close the Add Monitor Types dialog box without saving any changes
Click this option to clear off your configuration and revert to default settings