Route 53

Overview

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable cloud Domain Name System (DNS) web service.

Setup

Installation

If you haven’t already, first set up the AWS CloudWatch integration. No additional steps are needed for installation.

Configuration

On the AWS CloudWatch integration page, ensure that the Route 53 service is selected for metric collection.

Metrics

Name Description
ChildHealthCheckHealthyCount
(count)
For a calculated health check, the number of health checks that are
healthy among the health checks that Amazon Route 53 is monitoring.
ConnectionTime
(milliseconds)
The average time, in milliseconds, that it took Amazon Route 53
health checkers to establish a TCP connection with the endpoint.
HealthCheckPercentageHealthy
(percent)
The percentage of Amazon Route 53 health checkers that consider the
selected endpoint to be healthy.
HealthCheckStatus
(boolean)
The status of the health check endpoint that CloudWatch is checking
1 indicates healthy, and 0 indicates unhealthy.
SSLHandshakeTime
(milliseconds)
The average time, in milliseconds, that it took Amazon Route 53
health checkers to complete the SSL handshake.
TimeToFirstByte
(milliseconds)
The average time, in milliseconds, that it took Amazon Route 53
health checkers to receive the first byte of the response to an
HTTP or HTTPS request.

Available Tags

Name Description
awsaccount AWS account associated with the metrics
healthcheckid Health status of the endpoint
region Name of the region