Cloudwatch Logs

Cloudwatch logs & metrics coralogix


Coralogix provides a predefined Lambda function to forward your Cloudwatch logs straight to Coralogix.

Follow the following 7 steps to get your Cloudwatch logs streaming into Coralogix:

1. Create an “author from scratch” Node.js 10.x runtime lambda with basic permissions:
coralogix cloudwatch integration author

2. At “Code entry type” choose “Edit code inline” and paste the function code.

3. Add the mandatory environment variables private_keyapp_namesub_name:

Private Key – A unique ID that represents your company, this Id will be sent to your mail once you register to Coralogix.

Application Name – Used to separate your environment, e.g. SuperApp-test/SuperApp-prod.

SubSystem Name – Your application probably has multiple subsystems, for example, Backend servers, Middleware, Frontend servers, etc. 

cloudwatch definitions

4. Go to “Add triggers” and add “CloudWatch logs”:

cw logs to Coralogix

5.Configure the trigger, select the desired “Log group” and give it a name:
cloudwatch logs Coralogix
6. Increase Memory to1024MB and Timeout to 30 sec:
Lambda config cw logs
7. Repeat step 4 – 5 for each log group.

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