Ensure that your Amazon Application Load Balancers (ALBs) have Access Logging feature enabled for security, troubleshooting and statistical analysis purposes.
After you enable and configure access logging for your AWS Application Load Balancers, the log files will be delivered to the S3 bucket of your choice. The log files contain data about each HTTP/HTTPS request processed by the load balancer, data that can be extremely useful for analyzing traffic patterns, implementing protection plans and identifying and troubleshooting security issues.
To determine if access logging is enabled for your Application Load Balancers (ALBs), perform the following:
To enable access logging for your AWS Application Load Balancers (ALBs), perform the following actions: