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Ship logs from CloudFront to logstash

Send Your DataLogsAWSCloudFront Guide

Follow this step by step guide to get 'logs' from your system to

Step 1 - Confirm S3 Bucket

Ensure your logs are being sent to an S3 bucket. The following guide from Amazon will help you achieve this if you are not doing so already:

Cloudwatch to s3

Step 2 - Ensure Adequate Bucket Permissions

The following permissions applied to the AWS IAM Policy being used:

  • s3:ListBucket to check if the S3 bucket exists and list objects in it.
  • s3:GetObject to check object metadata and download objects from S3 buckets.

Below is how your permissions should appear:

    "Version": "2012-10-17",
    "Statement": [
            "Sid": "SidID",
            "Effect": "Allow",
            "Action": [
            "Resource": [

Step 3 - Configure Logstash for Amazon Cloudfront

To start sending logs and metrics from AWS to your Stack you need to configure an AWS Input on your Stack.

Go to Dashboard will verify your input before it is applied, we will contact you to confirm when this has been completed.

Step 4 - Check for your logs

Now you should view your data:

View my data

If you don't see logs take a look at How to diagnose no data in Stack below for how to diagnose common issues.

Step 5 - Cloudfront Logging Overview

Elevate your AWS CloudFront monitoring by sending data to Our robust integration empowers you to effortlessly collect, centralize, and analyze the logs generated by your CloudFront distribution. Gain valuable insights into your application's performance, security, and user behaviour, all within a unified and user-friendly platform. The AWS ecosystem offers even more insights when paired with Dive deeper into the world of Amazon VPC integration for comprehensive network security monitoring and compliance assurance. For advanced Kubernetes cluster management and containerized application visibility, explore AWS EKS logs with's exceptional support. The beauty of's AWS logging is the fully scalable integration of these components.

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