Analyze Logs of API Calls Made to Amazon Web Services (AWS) With Cloudlytics’ CloudTrail Log Analyzer

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Cloudlytics is a SaaS based log analysis tool that assists businesses to analyze their AWS S3, CloudFront and ELB logs. The latest feature to be added to Cloudlytics is CloudTrail Log Analysis, which will enable users to analyze API call logs to their AWS resources.

At Cloudlytics, we take the faith shown in us very seriously. It is this trust that motivates us to think all the time what we can do to improve? What can we do better? What can we do differently? What will add value to our users?

Cloudlytics is pleased to announce the launch of CloudTrail Log Analysis feature. CloudTrail is a web service that records AWS API calls for numerous businesses furnishing important information including the caller’s IP address, time of the call, identity of the caller, the request parameters and the response elements returned by AWS services. These calls are delivered as log files to AWS S3 buckets.

Understandably, the amount of insights that these log files hold is immeasurable. Recognising the need to make this information comprehensible, Cloudlytics launched the CloudTrail Log Analysis feature. Currently, users from US East (North Virginia), US West (North California and Oregon), Asia Pacific Northeast (Tokyo), Asia Pacific Southeast (Singapore and Sydney), South Africa East (Sao Paulo) and EU West (Ireland) can use this feature to analyze their CloudTrail logs. As and when AWS extends CloudTrail support to other regions simultaneously Cloudlytics will support those regions.

Now Cloudlytics users can track actions on their resource with respect to a time line. For example, they can get answers to questions such as what API calls were made from which IP address? Which IP addresses attempted unauthorized access and how many times? What actions did a particular user execute in a given time span? Cloudlytics users can even track the source IP address of a specific activity or even which actions remained incomplete due to lack of permissions. Furthermore, this feature enables users to get real-time notifications for every log file received.

As a part of their Analytics, Cloudlytics offers reports such as: Geo tracker – a report that shows the location of an end user and the content being viewed; IP Tracker – a report to track the end user’s access patterns for OS or browsers and referrals; Timeline Tracker – a report that shows the end user behavior in a specified time span; CloudFront Cost Analyzer – a report that shows which locations serve more data and requests at any given time; ELB Analyzer – a report that shows the unhealthy instances and error codes; and Custom Reports. Custom Reports allow the user to define and create unique reports that match his requirement. The reports make the log analysis easier to understand.To make data interpretation even simpler, Cloudlytics offers these reports in graphical formats and timeline charts. Along with these, one can also generate need specific reports for better insights with custom reports.

In less than a year, Cloudlytics has consistently provided its users’ top of the class benefits such as interactive dashboards that simplify the S3 bucket configuration and CloudFront distributions, users can also easily download and share reports in PDF or CSV format. So far, Cloudlytics has processed more than 16 million logs, executed 25000+ jobs and offers over 32 matrices to select from to represent reports in the graphical and tabular format along with more than 10 types of user tracking formats. Not to mention the pat on the back they regularly receive from their loyals, keeps this clan of creators ideating and innovating for the greater good. When asked about their future plans, “There is always room for improvement and we aim to fill it up with newer better services. We aim to broaden our spectrum of services such that we can include users from all verticals.” added the insider.

About Cloudlytics
Founded in 2013, Cloudlytics is a SaaS based log analysis tool to provide solutions for Amazon Web Services Cloud Logs that help people and businesses realize their full potential to drive business decisions. Today, Cloudlytics supports over 900 users for their log analysis needs of services like Amazon S3, Amazon ELB and Amazon CloudFront across USA, EUK, APAC and Australia. Cloudlytics is committed to transforming businesses through logs analysis.

For further information, please visit Cloudlytics or mail us at support(at)cloudlytics(dot)com. Currently Cloudlytics offers three plans – Freemium, monthly and annual.

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