AWS Metrics
PacketAI metric collector for AWS metrics is a pull agent with minimal configuration.
To grant PacketAI access to your AWS metrics:
Setup
  1. 1.
    Go to Deploy PacketAI AWS
  2. 2.
    Fill in your AWS Access key ID and AWS Secret access key
  3. 3.
    Choose the integrations you want to monitor(toggle switch so it's green)
  4. 4.
    Click on Start metrics monitoring
Configuration
No further configuration is needed
Note
PacketAI AWS collector will only work if the IAM user has the correct permissions for each AWS service:
Billing:
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • cloudwatch:ListMetrics
  • tag:getResources
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
CloudWatch:
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • tag:getResources
  • cloudwatch:ListMetrics
  • tag:getResources
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
EBS:
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • cloudwatch:ListMetrics
  • tag:getResources
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
EC2:
  • ec2:DescribeInstances
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • cloudwatch:ListMetrics
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
ELB:
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • cloudwatch:ListMetrics
  • tag:getResources
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
RDS:
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • rds:DescribeDBInstances
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
S3 daily storage:
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • cloudwatch:ListMetrics
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
S3 request:
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • cloudwatch:ListMetrics
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
SNS:
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • cloudwatch:ListMetrics
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • sns:ListTopics
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
SQS:
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • cloudwatch:ListMetrics
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • sqs:ListQueues
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
Usage:
  • ec2:DescribeRegions
  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • cloudwatch:ListMetrics
  • tag:getResources
  • sts:GetCallerIdentity
  • iam:ListAccountAliases
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