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Install the AWS Classic Load Balancer App and view the Dashboards

Install the Sumo Logic App

Now that you have set up a collection for AWS Classic Load Balancer, install the Sumo Logic App to use the pre-configured searches and dashboards that provide visibility into your environment for real-time analysis of overall usage.

To install the app:

Locate and install the app you need from the App Catalog. If you want to see a preview of the dashboards included with the app before installing, click Preview Dashboards.

  1. From the App Catalog, search for and select the app. 
  2. To install the app, click Add to Library and complete the following fields.
    • App Name. You can retain the existing name or enter the app's name of your choice.

    • Advanced. Select the Location in Library (the default is the Personal folder in the library), or click New Folder to add a new folder.
    • Click Add to Library.

Once an app is installed, it will appear in your folder or another folder that you specified. From here, you can share it with your organization. 

Panels will start to fill automatically. It's important to note that each panel slowly fills with data matching the time range query received since the panel was created. Results won't immediately be available, but with a bit of time, you'll see full graphs and maps. 

Dashboards

1. AWS Classic Load Balancer - Overview

AWS Classic Load Balancer - Overview dashboard provides visibility into the health of your Classic Load Balancer, with at-a-glance views of latency, request and host status, requests from malicious sources, and HTTP backend codes.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Monitor requests to each load balancer to ensure the load is being distributed as desired
  • Monitor trends for load balancers errors, 4xx and 5xx errors, as well as healthy and unhealthy hosts
  • Monitor the current state across all load balancers via active connections, new connections, backend connection errors, and rejected connections 

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1. AWS Classic Load Balancer - Response  Analysis

AWS Classic Load Balancer - Response Analysis dashboard provides insights into how your load balancers respond to clients. 

Use this dashboard to:

  • Monitor incoming client locations for all 5XX, 4XX and 3XX error responses.
  • Quickly correlate error responses using load balancer access logs and AWS CloudWatch metrics to determine the possible cause for failures and decide corrective actions.

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2. AWS Classic Load Balancer - Backend Response Analysis

The AWS Classic Load Balancer - Backend Response Analysis dashboard provides insights into how various backend servers respond to client requests.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Monitor trends of all response codes for your backend servers by LoadBalancer and availability zones.
  • Correlate response code trends across load balancer access logs and CloudWatch metrics to determine the root cause for failures

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3. AWS Classic Load Balancer - Latency Overview

The AWS Classic Load Balancer - Latency Overview dashboard provides insights into load balancers' response times and availability zones, including backend log response times.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Monitor response times by load balancer, and availability zone.
  • Monitor client latency and processing times for backend servers.

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4. AWS Classic Load Balancer - Latency Details 

The AWS Classic Load Balancer - Latency Details dashboard provides insights into client latency by domain and ELB server and processing times by ELB server throughout your infrastructure.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Troubleshoot load balancer performance via detailed views across client, request processing and response time latencies.

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5. AWS Classic Load Balancer - Connection and Host Status

The AWS Classic Load Balancer - Connection and Host Status dashboard provides insights into active and rejected connections, backend connection errors, and healthy and unhealthy hosts. 

Use this dashboard to:

  • Monitor active connections, new connections, rejected connections, and connection errors for load balancers
  • Monitor healthy and unhealthy host counts by the load balancer and availability zone across your infrastructure

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6. AWS Classic Load Balancer - Requests and Processed Bytes 

AWS Classic Load Balancer - Requests and Processed Bytes dashboard provides insights into client requests, network traffic, and processed data.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Monitor client request load, network traffic, and processed bytes to determine how to configure load balancers for optimal performance best
  • Determine how to allocate best backend resources based on load

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7. AWS Classic Load Balancer - Threat Intel

AWS Classic Load Balancer - Threat Intel dashboard provides insights into incoming requests from malicious sources determined via Sumo Logic’s Threat Intel feature. Panels show detailed information on malicious IPs and the malicious confidence of each threat 

Use this dashboard to:

  • Identify known malicious IPs that are accessing your load-balancers and use firewall access control lists to prevent them from sending you traffic going forward 
  • Monitor malicious confidence level for all incoming malicious IP addresses posing the threats.

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