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Cloud Custodian - Cloud Watch Log S3 exporter

Project description

c7n-log-exporter: Cloud watch log exporter automation

A small serverless app to archive cloud logs across accounts to an archive bucket. It utilizes cloud log export to s3 feature for historical exports.

It also supports kinesis streams / firehose to move to realtime exports in the same format as the periodic historical exports.

Features

  • Log group filtering by regex
  • Incremental support based on previously synced dates
  • Incremental support based on last log group write time
  • Cross account via sts role assume
  • Lambda and CLI support.
  • Day based log segmentation (output keys look like $prefix/$account_id/$group/$year/$month/$day/$export_task_uuid/$stream/$log)

Assumptions

Cli usage

make install

You can run on a single account / log group via the export subcommand

c7n-log-exporter export --help

Config format

To ease usage when running across multiple accounts, a config file can be specified, as an example.

Using S3 Bucket as destination

destination:
  bucket: custodian-log-archive
  prefix: logs2

accounts:
  - name: custodian-demo
    role: "arn:aws:iam::111111111111:role/CloudCustodianRole"
    groups:
      - "/aws/lambda/*"
      - "vpc-flow-logs"

Using CloudWatch Destination as destination cross account

The Cloudwatch Destination needs setup in account and access policy set on CloudWatch Destination to to allow source account access to the Cloudwatch Destination

subscription:
  destination-arn: "arn:aws:logs:us-east-1:111111111111:destination:CustodianCWLogsDestination"
  destination-role: "arn:aws:iam::111111111111:role/CWLtoKinesisRole"
  name: "CustodianCWLogsDestination"

destination:
  bucket: custodian-log-archive
  prefix: logs2

accounts:
  - name: custodian-demo
    role: "arn:aws:iam::111111111111:role/CloudCustodianRole"
    groups:
      - "/aws/lambda/*"
      - "vpc-flow-logs"

Multiple accounts via cli

To run on the cli across multiple accounts, edit the config.yml to specify multiple accounts and log groups.

c7n-log-exporter run --config config.yml

Serverless Usage

Edit config.yml to specify the accounts, archive bucket, and log groups you want to use.

make install
make deploy

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