Once you’ve integrated with AWS CloudWatch, you have access to metrics from AWS Gateway Load Balancer, which distributes your incoming traffic between a number of targets in one or more availability zones.
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You can validate that metrics are reporting to Lightstep on the Metrics details page in Project settings.
The following table shows the Gateway Load Balancer metrics ingested by Lightstep.
|aws.gatewayelb.active_flow_count||count||The total number of connections or flows between clients and targets.|
|aws.gatewayelb.consumed_lcus||gauge||The number of LCUs (load balancer capacity units) that your load balancer uses.|
|aws.gatewayelb.healthy_host_count||count||The number of targets that are deemed healthy.|
|aws.gatewayelb.new_flow_count||count||The total number of new connections or flows made in that time from clients to targets.|
|aws.gatewayelb.processed_bytes||bytes||The total amount of bytes that the load balancer has processed.|
|aws.gatewayelb.un_healthy_host_count||count||The number of targets that are deemed unhealthy.|