Posted On: Apr 18, 2019
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud Flow Logs (VPC Flow Logs) can now be delivered directly to Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) using the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) or through your Amazon EC2 or VPC console, in the EU (Stockholm) and Asia Pacific (Osaka) AWS Regions. You can deliver VPC Flow Logs to both S3 and CloudWatch Logs.
Deliver VPC Flow Logs to S3 when you require simple, cost-effective archiving of your log events. Take advantage of the different storage classes of S3, such as Amazon S3 Standard-Infrequent Access, or write custom data processing applications using other solutions, such as Amazon Athena.
Deliver VPC Flow Logs to CloudWatch Logs to monitor your systems and applications. Generate and visualize metrics using Metric Filter Patterns and CloudWatch Dashboards, set up alerts on log-based metrics, or search log events using CloudWatch Logs while solving problems.
With this announcement, Amazon VPC Flow Logs can now be delivered to S3 in all public AWS Regions. Learn about the pricing to export Amazon VPC Flow Logs to S3 or CloudWatch Logs here. Learn about how to send VPC Flow Logs to S3 and CloudWatch Logs here.