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AWS CloudFormation Logs AWS CloudFormation Logs

Last Updated: Dec. 16, 2023

Send your logs to Coralogix using AWS CloudFormation, granting you observability into your CloudFormation events.

The following tutorial demonstrates how to configure an AWS CloudFormation template using a Lambda function to send your telemetry data to Coralogix.

Prerequisites

1. Sign up for a Coralogix account. Set up your account on the Coralogix domain corresponding to the region within which you would like your data stored.

2. Access your Coralogix Send Your Data – API Key.

3. Create an active AWS account with permissions to manage Lambda functions. Log in to your account as administrator.

4. Save the script for the AWS CloudFormation template on your desktop or in an S3 bucket.

Configuration

Create a Stack

Navigate to CloudFormation Page and click Create Stack (with new resources).

Note! AWS CloudFormation may create IAM resources.

2. Under the Stack option tab, select Template is ready. Upload a .yaml file from your S3 bucket or desktop, as in the example below.

Resources:
LambdaFunction:
Type: 'AWS::Lambda::Function'
Properties:
FunctionName: AwsLambdaExample
Handler: index.handler
Runtime: nodejs14.x
Role: !GetAtt LambdaFunctionRole.Arn
MemorySize: 1024
Code:
ZipFile: |
exports.handler = async (event) => {
return "Hello World!";
}
LambdaFunctionRole:
Type: AWS::IAM::Role
Properties:
AssumeRolePolicyDocument:
Version: '2012-10-17'
Statement:
- Effect: Allow
Principal:
Service:
- [lambda.amazonaws.com](<http://lambda.amazonaws.com/>)
Action:
- sts:AssumeRole
Path: "/"
Policies:
- PolicyName: AppendToLogsPolicy
PolicyDocument:
Version: '2012-10-17'
Statement:
- Effect: Allow
Action:
- logs:CreateLogGroup
- logs:CreateLogStream
- logs:PutLogEvents
Resource: "*"

3. Click Next and define your stack name.

4. No other changes are required. Click Next and submit the stack.

API Destination

1. Navigate to Amazon EventBridge and click Create API destination in the API Destination section.

2. Define the name.

3. Define the API destination associated with your Coralogix domain.

Coralogix DomainEndpoint
coralogix.comhttps://aws-events.coralogix.com/aws/event
coralogix.ushttps://aws-events.coralogix.us/aws/event
eu2.coralogix.comhttps://aws-events.eu2.coralogix.com/aws/event
coralogix.inhttps://aws-events.coralogix.in/aws/event
coralogixsg.comhttps://aws-events.coralogix.in/aws/event

  • HTTP Method: POST

  • Invocation rate limit per second – 300 sec

  • Select API Key as your Authorization type.

  • Name your API key x-amz-event-bridge-access-key.

Create a Rule in Amazon EventBridge

1. Name your Rule CoralogixRule. Leave all other settings as is. Click Next.

2. Select All Events.

Note! This may affect customer AWS billing.

3. Click Next.

4. In the Target, select EventBridge API destination and input the destination previously configured.

5. Click Next to the create the rule.

Validation

View your logs, together with the Lambda execution, in your Coralogix dashboard.

Support

Need help?

Our world-class customer success team is available 24/7 to walk you through your setup and answer any questions that may come up.

Feel free to reach out to us via our in-app chat or by sending us an email at support@coralogix.com.

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