» aws_cloudwatch_log_group

Provides a CloudWatch Log Group resource.

» Example Usage

resource "aws_cloudwatch_log_group" "yada" {
  name = "Yada"

  tags = {
    Environment = "production"
    Application = "serviceA"

» Argument Reference

The following arguments are supported:

  • name - (Optional, Forces new resource) The name of the log group. If omitted, Terraform will assign a random, unique name.
  • name_prefix - (Optional, Forces new resource) Creates a unique name beginning with the specified prefix. Conflicts with name.
  • retention_in_days - (Optional) Specifies the number of days you want to retain log events in the specified log group.
  • kms_key_id - (Optional) The ARN of the KMS Key to use when encrypting log data. Please note, after the AWS KMS CMK is disassociated from the log group, AWS CloudWatch Logs stops encrypting newly ingested data for the log group. All previously ingested data remains encrypted, and AWS CloudWatch Logs requires permissions for the CMK whenever the encrypted data is requested.
  • tags - (Optional) A mapping of tags to assign to the resource.

» Attributes Reference

In addition to all arguments above, the following attributes are exported:

  • arn - The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) specifying the log group.

» Import

Cloudwatch Log Groups can be imported using the name, e.g.

$ terraform import aws_cloudwatch_log_group.test_group yada