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Route 53 Health Check Integration

Amazon's Route 53 Health Check lets you track the health of your web servers, web applications, mail servers and other resources. Site24x7's integration with Route53 Health Check leverages these health-checking capabilities to ensure that all resources are fully functional. 

Setup and configuration

  • If you haven't done it already, enable access to your AWS resource by creating Site24x7 as an IAM user or by creating a cross-account IAM role between your account and Site24x7's AWS account.Learn more.
  • Next, In the Integrate AWS Account page, please make sure the Route 53 Health Check checkbox is selected in the Services to be discovered field. Learn more.

Policies and permissions

Please make sure the following read level actions are present in the IAM policy assigned to Site24x7 entity.Learn more.

"route53:Get*" : Returns configuration information for the Route53 Health Check resources.

"route53:List*" : Returns a list of Route53 Health Check resources.

Polling frequency 

Site24x7 queries the AWS service level APIs and CloudWatch APIs as per the poll frequency set (1 minute to a day), to collect performance metrics. Learn more.

Supported Metrics

Attribute Description   Data type  Statistic
Health Check Status Shows the health status of the endpoint.   Status  Minimum
Health Check Percentage Healthy Availability percentage of the monitored domain.  Percentage  Average
TCP Connection Time  The average time, in milliseconds, that it took Route 53 health checkers to establish a TCP connection with the endpoint by region.  Millisecond  Average
Time To First Byte  The average time, in milliseconds, that it took Route 53 health checkers to receive the first byte from the HTTP request by region.  Millisecond  Average
SSL Handshake Time The average time, in milliseconds, that it took Route 53 health checkers to complete the SSL handshake in different regions.  Millisecond  Average
Child Health Check Healthy Count The number of health checks that are healthy among the health checks that Route 53 is monitoring.  Millisecond Healthy health checks

Route 53 Health Check monitoring UI pages

Summary

Time series chart of all the health check components including response time, TCP connection time and time to first byte.

Configuration

The complete specifics of the Health Check configured that details the Health Check status, ID, version and the check interval.

Health Checkers

A list of the recent Health Checks made and the Failed Health Checks along with their time stamp and region. You can also filter out the entries to view the Health Check by region.

Add a threshold profile for your Route 53 Health Check monitor. Learn more.
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