CloudWatch Log Group

Resource Type

AWS.CloudWatch.LogGroup

Resource ID Format

For CloudWatch Log Groups, the resource ID is the ARN.

arn:aws:logs:us-west-2:123456789012:log-group:/prefix/groupname:*

Background

CloudWatch Logs enables teams to centralize logs from systems, applications, and AWS services.

Fields

Field

Type

Description

KmsKeyId

String

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the CMK to use when encrypting log data.

MetricFilterCount

Int

The number of metric filters.

RetentionInDays

Int

The number of days to retain the log events in the specified log group. If this value is null, logs are kept forever.

StoredBytes

Int

The number of bytes stored in the log group.

{
"AccountId": "123456789012",
"Arn": "arn:aws:logs:us-west-2:123456789012:log-group:/prefix/groupname:*",
"KmsKeyId": null,
"MetricFilterCount": 0,
"Name": "/prefix/groupname",
"Region": "us-west-2",
"ResourceId": "arn:aws:logs:us-west-2:123456789012:log-group:/prefix/groupname:*",
"ResourceType": "AWS.CloudWatch.LogGroup",
"RetentionInDays": 365,
"StoredBytes": 100000,
"Tags": null,
"TimeCreated": "2019-01-01T00:00:00.000Z"
}