AWS ElastiCache

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Sensor (Data Collection)

Tracked Configuration

  • ElastiCache Details

    • Cache Cluster Id
    • Cache Node Id
    • Cache Engine
    • Cache Engine Version
    • Cache Number Of Nodes
    • Cache Node Type
    • Create Time
    • Node Endpoint Address
    • Node Endpoint Port
    • Node ARN
    • Grouping Zone

Required Permissions

  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • elasticache:ListTagsForResource
  • elasticache:DescribeCacheClusters
  • elasticache:DescribeEvents


Metrics for ElastiCache instances are pulled every minute, this can be changed via agent configuration:
  ec_cloudwatch_period: 60


Please note that tags are currently only available in conjunction with the dedicated AWS Instana agent, described here AWS Agent Installation docs. More detail on using tags is described here.