AWS VPN

Dynatrace ingests metrics for multiple preselected namespaces, including AWS VPN. You can view graphs per service instance, with a set of dimensions, and create custom graphs that you can pin to your dashboards.

How Dynatrace displays your service metrics

Dashboard aws-vpn Custom device group page aws-vpn-custom Custom device page aws-vpn-page

Enable monitoring

To enable monitoring for AWS VPN, you first need to you first need to add the service to monitoring.

Add and configure the service

Available metrics

Here is the complete list of metrics that are available for monitoring this service.
Note: Recommended metrics are default metrics that Dynatrace will automatically collect when you activate monitoring for a certain service. Other metrics are optional and you can configure them later.

TunnelDataIn

The bytes received through the VPN tunnel.

Key Statistics Dimensions Recommended
ext:cloud.aws.vpn.tunnelDataInSum Sum VpnId ✔️
ext:cloud.aws.vpn.tunnelDataInSumByRegion Sum Region ✔️
ext:cloud.aws.vpn.tunnelDataInSumByRegionTunnelIpAddress Sum Region

TunnelDataOut

The bytes sent through the VPN tunnel.

Key Statistics Dimensions Recommended
ext:cloud.aws.vpn.tunnelDataOutSum Sum VpnId ✔️
ext:cloud.aws.vpn.tunnelDataOutSumByRegion Sum Region ✔️
ext:cloud.aws.vpn.tunnelDataOutSumByRegionTunnelIpAddress Sum Region

TunnelState

The state of the tunnel. For static VPNs, 0 indicates DOWN and 1 indicates UP. For BGP VPNs, 1 indicates ESTABLISHED and 0 is used for all other states.

Key Statistics Dimensions Recommended
ext:cloud.aws.vpn.tunnelState Multi VpnId ✔️
ext:cloud.aws.vpn.tunnelStateByRegion Multi Region ✔️
ext:cloud.aws.vpn.tunnelStateByRegionTunnelIpAddress Multi Region