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Amazon Trusted Advisor

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Overview

Amazon Trusted Advisor is an online tool that provides you real time guidance to help you provision your resources following AWS best practices.

Enable this integration to see all your Trusted Advisor metrics in Datadog.

Setup

Installation

If you haven’t already, set up the Amazon Web Services integration first.

Metric collection

  1. In the AWS integration tile, ensure that TrustedAdvisor is checked under metric collection.

  2. Install the Datadog - Amazon Trusted Advisor integration.

Log collection

Enable logging

Configure Amazon Trusted Advisor to send logs either to a S3 bucket or to Cloudwatch.

Note: If you log to a S3 bucket, make sure that amazon_trusted_advisor is set as Target prefix.

Send logs to Datadog

  1. If you haven’t already, set up the Datadog log collection AWS Lambda function.
  2. Once the lambda function is installed, manually add a trigger on the S3 bucket or Cloudwatch log group that contains your Amazon Trusted Advisor logs in the AWS console:

Data Collected

Metrics

aws.trustedadvisor.green_checks
(gauge)
The number of Trusted Advisor checks in a green (OK) state.
Shown as check
aws.trustedadvisor.yellow_checks
(gauge)
The number of Trusted Advisor checks in a yellow (WARN) state.
Shown as check
aws.trustedadvisor.red_checks
(gauge)
The number of Trusted Advisor checks in a red (ERROR) state.
Shown as check
aws.trustedadvisor.service_limit_usage
(gauge)
The percentage of resource utilization against a service limit.
Shown as percent
aws.advisor.service_limit.max
(gauge)
Amazon Trusted Advisor service limit max
aws.advisor.service_limit.usage
(gauge)
Amazon Trusted Advisor service limit usage
aws.advisor.service_limit.usage_ratio
(gauge)
Amazon Trusted Advisor service limit usage ratio

Events

The Amazon Trusted Advisor integration does not include any events.

Service Checks

The Amazon Trusted Advisor integration does not include any service checks.

Troubleshooting

Need help? Contact Datadog support.