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Sensor (Data Collection)

Tracked Configuration

  • ELB Instance Details

    • Name
    • Type
    • ARN
    • Status
    • DNS name
    • Hosted Zone
    • Scheme
    • Creation Time
    • VPC
    • Ip Address Type
    • AWS Grouping Zone

Required Permissions

  • cloudwatch:GetMetricData
  • elasticloadbalancing:DescribeLoadBalancers
  • elasticloadbalancing:DescribeTags


Metrics for ELB are pulled every minute, this can be changed via agent configuration:
  elb_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.