Posted On: May 10, 2022

AWS Secrets Manager now publishes a metric to Amazon CloudWatch for the number of secrets in your account. With this feature, you can easily review how many secrets you are using in Secrets Manager. You can also set alarms for an unexpected increase or decrease in number of secrets.

There is no added charge for this feature. To learn about the metrics that Secrets Manager publishes and how you can use them, see Monitoring Secrets Manager with CloudWatch. To learn how you can take actions based on a change in a metric, see Create a CloudWatch alarm.