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Create a workflow to CloudWatch Logs - Put Log Event with the AWS API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the CloudWatch Logs - Put Log Event action
    1. Connect your AWS account
    2. Select a AWS Region
    3. Select a CloudWatch Log Groups
    4. Select a CloudWatch Log Streams
    5. Configure Message
    6. Configure Timestamp
    7. Optional- Configure Sequence token
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

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CloudWatch Logs - Put Log Event on AWS
Description:Uploads a log event to the specified log stream. [See docs](https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSJavaScriptSDK/v3/latest/clients/client-cloudwatch-logs/classes/putlogeventscommand.html)
Version:0.1.0
Key:aws-cloudwatch-logs-put-log-event

Code

import common from "../../common/common-cloudwatch-logs.mjs";
import { toSingleLineString } from "../../common/utils.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "aws-cloudwatch-logs-put-log-event",
  name: "CloudWatch Logs - Put Log Event",
  description: toSingleLineString(`
    Uploads a log event to the specified log stream.
    [See docs](https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSJavaScriptSDK/v3/latest/clients/client-cloudwatch-logs/classes/putlogeventscommand.html)
  `),
  version: "0.1.0",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    aws: common.props.aws,
    region: common.props.region,
    logGroupName: common.props.logGroupName,
    logStreamName: common.props.logStreamName,
    message: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Message",
      description: "The event message",
    },
    timestamp: {
      type: "integer",
      label: "Timestamp",
      description: "The Unix timestamp for when the event occurred, in milliseconds",
    },
    sequenceToken: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Sequence token",
      description: toSingleLineString(`
        The sequence token obtained from the response of the previous \`PutLogEvents\` call.
        An upload in a newly created log stream does not need a sequence token.
        **You can also get the sequence token using \`DescribeLogStreams\`**.
        If you call \`PutLogEvents\` twice within a narrow time period using the same value for sequenceToken,
        both calls might be successful or one might be rejected.
      `),
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const params = {
      logGroupName: this.logGroupName,
      logStreamName: this.logStreamName,
      logEvents: [
        {
          message: this.message,
          timestamp: this.timestamp,
        },
      ],
    };
    if (this.sequenceToken) {
      params.sequenceToken = this.sequenceToken;
    }
    const response = await this.putLogEvents(params);
    if (response.rejectedLogEventsInfo) {
      $.export("$summary", "Log event was rejected");
    } else {
      $.export("$summary", "Successfully stored log");
    }
    return response;
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
AWSawsappThis component uses the AWS app.
AWS RegionregionstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
CloudWatch Log GroupslogGroupNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
CloudWatch Log StreamslogStreamNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Messagemessagestring

The event message

Timestamptimestampinteger

The Unix timestamp for when the event occurred, in milliseconds

Sequence tokensequenceTokenstring

The sequence token obtained from the response of the previous PutLogEvents call. An upload in a newly created log stream does not need a sequence token. You can also get the sequence token using DescribeLogStreams. If you call PutLogEvents twice within a narrow time period using the same value for sequenceToken, both calls might be successful or one might be rejected.

Authentication

AWS uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your AWS account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to AWS APIs in both code and no-code steps.

Follow the AWS Instructions for creating an IAM user with an associated access and secret key.

As a best practice, attach the minimum set of IAM permissions necessary to perform the specific task in Pipedream. If your workflow only needs to perform a single API call, you should create a user and associate an IAM group / policy with permission to do only that task. You can create as many linked AWS accounts in Pipedream as you'd like.

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