This is a step-by-step tutorial for setting up Dashbird for your AWS account.
Dashbird works by collecting logs, metrics and listing resources under your AWS account. To do that, we need limited access to your account. After completing the registration form a custom CloudFormation template is generated for you. For details of what this template contains, check out this open-source code repository.
create a new CloudFormation stackon the onboarding screen
It can take a few minutes until the stack creation completes.
Copy the Value field of
DashbirdIntegrationRole and copy it to the onboarding screen.
If everything is valid your account will activate.
It can take up to 3-4 minutes for data to start appearing.