5.7 Considerations When Monitoring On A Cloud

There are additional considerations when monitoring a MySQL instance in an cloud environment, such as the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS).

Remote monitoring is used when monitoring on a cloud. You may use any MySQL Enterprise Monitor Agent to monitor MySQL instances remotely, including the bundled Agent that is automatically installed and started with the MySQL Enterprise Service Manager.

When configuring a MySQL instance to monitor from the MySQL Instances Dashboard, be sure to:

Your MySQL instance should now be remotely monitored, and it will now be listed in the MySQL Instances Dashboard.