AWS CloudTrail is a fairly simple and easy to use service that you can get started with in a couple of minutes. In this section, we will be walking through a simple setup of a CloudTrail Trail using the AWS Management Console itself.
- This will bring up the
Create Trailwizard. Using this wizard, you can create a maximum of five-trails per region. Type a suitable name for the Trail in to the
Trail namefield to begin with.
- Next, you can either opt to
Apply trail to all regionsor only to the region out of which you are currently operating. Selecting all regions enables CloudTrail to record events from each region and dump the corresponding log files into an S3 bucket that you specify. Alternatively, selecting to record out of one region will...