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Status Future consideration
Workspace SevOne
Categories Cloud
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 3, 2024

AWS Plugin - Synthetic Indicators

As opposed to using REST API to create calculation poller data, we would be able to define expressions that use the pollable fields to create new AWS objects for metrics. (Examples of this can include In and Out metrics translated from their bits/bytes conversion to alt object measurements, Combined Objects for EgressIngress traffic for bps. Max Value indicators for instances to be defined to allow percentage based graphs to be drawn.

Today we can use API to make the caluculation poller objects required for the metrics we need, but this requires us to make separate objects for each device, with the instance environment changing names and new devices automatically discoverying, we would have to create an automation for the calc poller to check for new devices and update them. It would be easier if we could set the global variables in the object types for the AWS environment.

In a way, the object type expressions and synthetic indicators are just a global CoC instead of a device based polling mechanism. 

Idea priority Low