This installation method leverages a CloudFormation script found in step 1.4. After you make a new AWS integration in Metricly, the script populates a read-only IAM role in your AWS account and links it using the integration’s Account ID and External ID. Once created, it may take a few minutes for the status to be updated.
|CostExplorer||Captures billing data. This should only be enabled on 1 AWS account, the master billing data account.|
|CloudWatch||Enable the CloudWatch toggle to monitor performance data. This can be done on multiple accounts.|
3. For AWS Authentication, select IAM Role.
4. Click the CloudFormation script link under Configure AWS Permissions. This opens a new tab in AWS.
5. Check I acknowledge that AWS CloudFormation might create IAM resources.
6. Click Create Role.
7. It may take a few minutes to create the role. When ready, the status turns green.