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AWS CloudTrail

Cloud Action Logging Service - AWS CloudTrail

CloudTrail logs actions inside your AWS environment.

It records API calls on your account.

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CloudTrail logs actions on your account as a trail.

Example of data logs:

  • Identity
  • Time
  • IP address
  • and much more.

CloudTrail gives a complete history of user activity and API calls on your resources.

CloudTrail Events

CloudTrail can be used to create events.

Events are set up to understand what has happened.

CloudTrail lets you filter and locates specific events.

Events can for example, tell us:

  • What?
  • Who?
  • When?
  • How?

The event gives situational insight.

CloudTrail Insights

CloudTrail has a feature called CloudTrail Insights.

Insights let you detect unusual API activities on your account by automation.

Read more about CloudTrail Insights at: CloudTrail Insights Product Page

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