Logging with an AWS Managed Elasticsearch Cluster

A quick introduction to setting up AWS managed elasticsearch, kibana, cognito and cloudwatch subscription filters


Overview of some of the places you will receive logs in AWS directed at an ES cluster. ©JasonPoley

Elasticsearch (ES)

In the end, anything has to be better than cloudwatch so pick the best thing for you.

Creating the Resources

AWS Managed ElasticSearch


Subscription Lambda

Lambda Subscription Tool



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