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Change Log

This section provides details on the available versions of the AWS Observability Cloud Formation template.

This section provides details on the available versions of the AWS Observability Terraform script and CloudFormation template. The details also include all the AWS and Sumo Logic resources that will be updated and resolved bugs when upgrading the existing version of the Terraform script or CloudFormation template to the latest version.

To install or upgrade to the required version of the CloudFormation template, use the URL of the YAML file corresponding to the right version number as the Amazon S3 URL in the AWS CloudFormation section of the AWS Management Console. See Selecting a stack template for more information.


Release Date

Change Log

v2.4.0 30-March-2022

AWS Observability Solution (S3 Link for cloudformation template):

AWS Observability Solution (Terraform based) repo: sumologic-solution-templates 

New Features

  • You can now select the install location for the AWS Observability app folder “AWS Observability”. Personal is the default location.

  • You can share the AWS Observability app folder “AWS Observability” with the Sumo Logic organization during installation, with “Share with Org” as default.

  • Added new AWS Service - Classic Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) to the AWS Observability Solution.

Enhancements / Updates

  • Updated “AWS Account Overview” and “AWS Region Overview” dashboards to monitor newly added AWS Classic ELB Service.

  • Added a new “AWS EC2 - Events” dashboard for AWS CloudTrail audit log monitoring.

  • Enhanced Lambda dashboards to monitor Lambda functions cold start duration.

  • Updated FERs for application load balancer access logs, ECS AWS CloudTrail logs, Elasticache CloudTrail logs and created a new EC2 related AWS CloudTrail logs FER.

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved issue for upgrade / uninstallation of AWS Observability solution if a user deletes the “apps” and/or “monitor” folder prior to upgrade or deletion.



CloudFormation YAML URL: 

Terraform folder in the sumologic-solution-templates GitHub Repo


  • Provide Terraform Support for setting up the AWS Observability Solution

  • Allow for rapid on-boarding of multiple AWS accounts via CloudFormation templates and CSV files that map AWS account-ids to account aliases

  • Allow for collection of CloudWatch metrics data from all possible AWS namespaces 

  • Updated ECS, Elasticache, EC2, RDS and Lambda dashboards with minor cosmetic changes

Bug Fixes

  • Changed the IAM Role to ensure that permissions are applied to S3 buckets used by AWS Observability only

  • Made the AWS Account ID available as the “accountId” field 

  • OOTB monitors: 

    • Added a new monitor “AWS EC2 - High Total CPU Utilization”

    • Renamed “AWS EC2 - High CPU Utilization” to “AWS EC2 - High System CPU Utilization” 

    • Fixed the underlying query for the “AWS EC2 - High Disk Utilization” monitor




CloudFormation YAML URL:


Bug Fixes

  • Fix to the EC2 metrics dashboards to show Total CPU Utilization instead of System CPU Utilization.


  • Metric Rules for entity fields



CloudFormation YAML URL:


  • Out-of-the-box Alerts

  • Support for AWS NLB, Amazon ECS and ElastiCache 

  • CloudFormation template versioning

  • Support for AWS/SQS and AWS/SNS CloudWatch Metrics Namespaces

  • Automatic deletion of all resources created by the test CloudFormation template that checks permissions


Bug Fixes

  • FERs were not getting applied correctly for logs from existing collector sources with spaces in the source name



CloudFormation YAML URL:


  • Updated the AWS Explore hierarchy and updated all dashboards to use entity model

  • Added new FERs and fields to support the entity model



First version of the solution