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AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide - Second Edition

By : Yohan Wadia
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AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide - Second Edition

By: Yohan Wadia

Overview of this book

Many businesses are moving from traditional data centers to AWS because of its reliability, vast service offerings, lower costs, and high rate of innovation. AWS can be used to accomplish a variety of both simple and tedious tasks. Whether you are a seasoned system admin or a rookie, this book will help you to learn all the skills you need to work with the AWS cloud. This book guides you through some of the most popular AWS services, such as EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, EFS, CloudTrail, Redshift, EMR, Data Pipeline, and IoT using a simple, real-world, application-hosting example. This book will also enhance your application delivery skills with the latest AWS services, such as CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, and CodePipeline, to provide continuous delivery and deployment, while also securing and monitoring your environment's workflow. Each chapter is designed to provide you with maximal information about each AWS service, coupled with easy to follow, hands-on steps, best practices, tips, and recommendations. By the end of the book, you will be able to create a highly secure, fault-tolerant, and scalable environment for your applications to run on.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
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Monitoring AWS IoT devices and services

AWS offers a variety of methods for monitoring both your IoT devices, as well as the IoT service and its calls. To get things started, let's first look at the simple device monitoring functionality provided by the AWS IoT dashboard itself. On the AWS IoT console page, select the Monitor option. Here, you can view a variety of graphs and data, such as the number of successful connections made to the AWS IoT service over the past hour, day, or week. You can even check the number of messages that were transmitted using either the MQTT or the HTTP protocol, as shown in the following screenshot:

You can also use the Monitor page to view the number of messages published, rules executed, and shadow updates performed.

In addition to this, you also have an option to enable logging for your AWS IoT service. To do so, select the Settings option from the navigation pane of the AWS IoT console. By default, logging of AWS IoT is disabled, however you can easily switch...