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Introduction to Amazon Elasticsearch Service

Introduction to Amazon Elasticsearch Service

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SPL-89 Version 1.4.6

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Overview

The lab will give you a basic understanding of Amazon Elasticsearch Service, including: creating clusters, cluster node configurations, storage configurations and Identity & Access Management Policies (IAM).

Topics covered

By the end of this lab you will be able to:

  • Deploy an Amazon Elasticsearch Service domain
  • Create an AWS CloudWatch Log Group
  • Subscribe an Amazon CloudWatch Log Group to Amazon Elasticsearch Service
  • Monitor Amazon Elasticsearch Service cluster metrics

Prerequisites

You should have completed the Introduction to Amazon EC2 and Introduction to AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) labs. Previous knowledge of Kibana and Elasticsearch is desirable.

Start Lab

  1. At the top of your screen, launch your lab by clicking Start Lab

This will start the process of provisioning your lab resources. An estimated amount of time to provision your lab resources will be displayed. You must wait for your resources to be provisioned before continuing.

If you are prompted for a token, use the one distributed to you (or credits you have purchased).

  1. Open your lab by clicking Open Console

This will automatically log you into the AWS Management Console.

Please do not change the Region unless instructed.

Common login errors

Error : Federated login credentials

If you see this message:

  • Close the browser tab to return to your initial lab window
  • Wait a few seconds
  • Click Open Console again

You should now be able to access the AWS Management Console.

Error: You must first log out

If you see the message, You must first log out before logging into a different AWS account:

  • Click click here
  • Close your browser tab to return to your initial Qwiklabs window
  • Click Open Console again

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