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AWS RDS: CPU Credits

Distribution: official part of Check_MK
License: GPL
Supported Agents: AWS

This check monitors the

- CPU Credit Usage

- CPU Credit Balance

- Burst Balance

of RDS instances. The reported values for the CPU credit usage correspond to intervals of 5 minutes.

To make this check work you have to configure the related special agent Amazon Web Services (AWS).

No default levels are set. Lower levels for the CPU credit usage and the burst balance can be set via the rule "AWS/RDS CPU Credits".


Name of the instance and region name (to avoid duplicate services in case of multi-region monitoring).


One service is created for each database if all required metrics (CPUCreditUsage, CPUCreditBalance) are given.