Amazon Cloud Trail

With CloudTrail you can log, continuously monitor, and retain account activity related to actions across your AWS infrastructure. CloudTrail provides event history of your AWS account activity, including actions taken through the AWS Management Console, AWS SDKs, command line tools, and other AWS services.

Amazon resources:

Introduction

Developer Resource


Using the Cloud Trail plugin on Linx

(Selected examples of Cloud Trail functions)


Create a Trail

Steps:

  1. From the Amazon Cloud Trail plugin, add the CreateTrail function to your process

  2. Enter the details of the Properties associated with the CreateTrail function:

    a. AWS Credentials of the user performing the function

    b. Name – name of the trail being created

    c. S3 bucket name - Specifies the name of the Amazon S3 bucket designated for publishing log files.


Add Event Selectors

Steps:

  1. From the Amazon Cloud Trail plugin, add the PutEventSelectors function to your process

  2. Enter the details of the Properties associated with the PutEventSelectors function:

    a. AWS Credentials of the user performing the function

    b. Trail Name – name of the trail to which the Event selectors are being added

    c. Event selectors - Specifies the settings for your event selectors. You can configure up to 5 event selectors for a trail and up to 250 of data resources for an event selector, but the total number of data resources cannot exceed 250 across all event selectors in a trail. This limit does not apply if you configure resource logging for all data events.