Amazon VPN Connection

Available Metrics

Possible metric types that can be tracked on a given resource.

Metric Type Data Type Description
Allows for aggregating existing metrics over a period of time. Useful for running sums or averages; also for extracting single data item from collection-based metrics
Tracks Amazon CloudWatch metrics using latest AWS API - more info is here.
VpnGateway String
VpnGatewayStatus String
CustomerGateway String
CustomerGatewayStatus String
Tracks details of Amazon VPN Connection
OutsideIpAddress String
Status String
Message String
LastStatusChange DateTime
AcceptedRouteCount Int32
Tracks details of Tunnels for specified Amazon VPN Connection
Allows for deriving new metrics from existing ones. Useful for combining existing metrics together or for multiplying metrics by a factor
Allows for tracking of metrics from other resources. Useful when it is important to evaluate metrics from different resources side-by-side
Tracks overall status of the resource. This is an important metric as it is used to drive Uptime reports. Possible values: Ready, Down, Unknown and in some cases Stopped

Available Commands

Possible commands that can be executed on a given resource. Ultimate subscription is required.

Command Type Description
WebRequest Runs custom WebRequest to specified URL

Default Templates

CloudMonix provided default monitoring templates.

Pre-configured Metrics

Metric Name Metric Type Description
DataIn AmazonCloudWatchMetric Tracks inbound data in bytes for monitored Amazon Vpn Connection
DataOut AmazonCloudWatchMetric Tracks outbound data in bytes for monitored Amazon Vpn Connection
GatewayDetails AmazonVpnConnectionGatewayDetails Tracks information about gateways for monitored Amazon Vpn Connection
Status ResourceStatus Tracks the overall readiness status of the monitored resource. Possible values are: Ready, Down, Stopped and Unknown
TunnelDetails AmazonVpnConnectionTunnelDetails Tracks information about tunnels for monitored Amazon Vpn Connection

Pre-configured Alerts

Alert Name Expression Severity Description
Resource Outage Status == "Down" Error Fires an alert if overall resource status is "Down" for sustained period of time
Tunnel Down Any(TunnelDetails, "Status == \"DOWN\"") Error Fires an alert if VPN connection has Tunnels with status is "DOWN"