Technical Brief

The Centralized Log Management Technical Brief provides high-level best practices for log management as well as information and considerations for selecting a centralized logging solution using AWS services or third-party offerings.

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FAQ

Q: What log sources does this solution work with?

A: This solution uses Amazon Cognito which is available in specific AWS Regions only. Therefore, you must launch this solution’s primary template in a region that supports Cognito. For the most current service availability by region, see AWS service offerings by region. The solution’s spoke template can be deployed in any region in secondary accounts. Once deployed, the solution will monitor logs for all regions in applicable accounts.

Q: Which log formats does this solution support?

A: Amazon VPC Flow Logs, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Lambda, Common Log Format, Space Delimited, JSON, Apache web server logs, and other (user defined).

Q: Can the solution index logs from multiple accounts?

A: Yes. The solution includes a spoke template you can deploy in secondary accounts to index logs in those accounts on the Amazon ES domain in the primary account.

Q: Can I deploy the centralized logging solution in any AWS Region?

A: Yes. The Amazon ES domain that this solution creates can accept log data from other AWS accounts and AWS Regions. You can launch the spoke template in other regions to use this solution to index logs across regions.

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