Although the Kubernetes Management Operator on managed EKS clusters provides integrated monitoring capabilities, organizations may have standardized on AWS CloudWatch for their application log aggregation and/or cluster monitoring .

CloudWatch Container Insights provides a way to collect, aggregate, correlate, and summarize metrics and logs from containers running on ECS, EKS, and linux k8s platforms running ON Amazon EC2. This recipe describes how customers can standardize the configuration, deployment, and lifecycle management of CloudWatch Container Insights across their fleet of clusters.

Click here for detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to configure and enable CloudWatch on Amazon EKS Clusters