Aqua CSPM

Instance Monitoring Enabled

Quick Info

Plugin TitleInstance Monitoring Enabled
CloudORACLE
CategoryCompute
DescriptionEnsures monitoring is enabled for instances.
More InfoEnabling instance monitoring allows for metrics to be collected on the instance. Following security best practices.
ORACLE Linkhttps://docs.cloud.oracle.com/iaas/Content/Compute/Tasks/enablingmonitoring.htm
Recommended ActionWhen creating a new instance, ensure monitoring is enabled under advanced settings.

Detailed Remediation Steps

  1. Log in to the Oracle Cloud Platform Console.
  2. Scroll down the left navigation panel and choose the “Instances” under the “Compute.”
  3. On the “Instance” page, select the “Instance” in which monitoring needs to be enabled and click on the “Name” as a link to access the configuration settings.
  4. On the “Instances page”, scroll down and click on the “Boot Voulmes” under the “Resources."
  5. On the “Boot Volume Page”, click on the “Name” as a link to access the “Boot Volume Details” page.
  6. On the “Boot Volume Details” page, scroll down and click on the “Boot Volume Clones” under the “Resources."
  7. On the “Boot Volume Clones” tab, click on the 3dots at the extreme right and click on the “Create Instance” option.
  8. On the “Create Compute Instance” page, scroll down and click on the “Show Advanced Options."
  9. On the “Advanced Options” tab, and in the “Management” section, click on the checkbox next to “ENABLE MONITORING” under the “Oracle Cloud Agent” and click on the “Create” button to finish the process. <img src=”/resources/oracle/compute/instance-monitoring-enabled/step9.png)
  10. Repeat steps number 2 - 10 to enable instance monitoring.