Flow Logs provide you with full-time, full-flow, non-intrusive traffic collection for ENI, so you can store and analyze network traffic in real time. You can use VPC flow logs to capture incoming/outgoing ENI IP traffic to help you troubleshoot issues.
A flow log record represents a network flow in your flow logs. Each record captures a specific quintuple network flow within a capture window. For details, see Flow Log Records.
Flow Logs will capture all traffic except the following:
For more information, see Use Cases.
You cannot change the configuration of a flow log after creation. Actions such as modifying the delivery destination of the flow logs are not allowed. However, you can delete the flow log and create a new flow log and configure it as needed.
Flow Logs is free of charge, but the data stored in CLS is charged according CLS’s prices.
You can create and delete flow logs, create log sets and log topics, and view flow log records. For details, see the Operation Guide.