AWS Trusted Advisor integration

BETA

In order to use this integration, you must have an Amazon AWS Business or Enterprise support plan.

Access to this feature depends on your subscription level. Requires Infrastructure Pro.

The Amazon AWS Trusted Advisor is an online tool that provides real-time guidance to help you follow AWS best practices for provisioning your resources.

New Relic Infrastructure integrations include an integration for reporting your service limits data to New Relic products. This document explains how to activate this integration and describes the data that can be captured.

Activate integration

To enable this integration, follow standard procedures to connect AWS services to Infrastructure.

This integration requires additional access permissions not covered by default managed policies. You can find out more on Integrations and managed policies page.

Configuration and polling

You can change the polling frequency and filter data using configuration options.

Default polling information for the AWS Trusted Advisor integration:

  • New Relic polling interval: 1 hour

In order to have fresh data, New Relic programmatically sends refresh requests to AWS. Trusted Advisor checks are automatically refreshed by AWS weekly only for customers with AWS Business or Enterprise Support plans.

View and use data

To view and use your integration data in Infrastructure, go to infrastructure.newrelic.com > AWS and select the AWS Trusted Advisor integration link.

In New Relic Insights, data is attached to the TrustedAdvisorSample event type within one category of data:

  • Service limits: Appears in Insights with provider value ServiceLimits.

Metric data

There is one Trusted Advisor category of data: ServiceLimits.

Service limits metrics

New Relic Infrastructure Amazon integrations collect the following Amazon Service limits data to the provider ServiceLimits.

Metric Description
awsRegion The AWS region in which the identified resource is located. Can be absent for global services that do not have regions.

checkId

The unique identifier of the AWS Trusted Advisor check.

currentUsage

Current usage of service limit in region.

isSuppressed

If the item is excluded from the check result. The excluded items appear separately in AWS console.

limitAmount

Current maximum of service limit in region.

limitName

Name of the service limit.

service

Name of the service.

serviceLimitUsage

Percentage of service limit used.

status

Status of the service limit. Can be one of:

Green: Service limit usage is below 80%.

Yellow: Service limit usage is between 80% and 100%.

Red: Service limit usage is 100%.

Blue: Trusted Advisor was unable to retrieve utilization or limits.

timestamp

The time of the last refresh of the check.

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