Amazon CloudWatch Logs announces Live Tail streaming CLI support

Posted on: Jun 3, 2024

We are excited to announce streaming CLI support for Amazon CloudWatch Logs Live Tail, making it possible to view, search and filter relevant log events in real-time. You can now view your logs interactively in real-time as they’re ingested via AWS CLI or programmatically within your own custom dashboards inside or outside of AWS.

In CloudWatch Logs, Live Tail console has been providing customers a rich out-of-the-box experience to view and detect issues in their incoming logs. Additionally, it provides fine-grained controls to filter and highlight analytics of interest while investigating issues relating to deployments or incidents. By using the streaming CLI for Live Tail, you can now have similar experience from AWS CLI or integrate the same capabilities within your custom dashboard.

Streaming CLI support for Amazon CloudWatch Logs Live Tail is available in all AWS Commercial regions where Amazon CloudWatch Logs is available.

To learn more, visit Amazon CloudWatch features or refer to the AWS CLI Live Tail page. For pricing details, refer to Amazon CloudWatch Pricing. Check out the the AWS Cloud Operations blog to discover more about Live Tail.