Logging and monitoring

RDS PostgreSQL instance without connection log

Risk Level

Informational (4)

Platform(s)
Compliance Frameworks

Description

Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for RDS is an online database service for easy operation, manage and scale relational databases. Enabling 'log_connections' allows PostgreSQL Database to log all attempted and successful completion of connections to the database. Configuration issues and inadequate performance can be identified, troubleshooted, and repaired using log data. It was found that the instance '{AliCloudRdsDbInstance}' has 'log_connections' set to 'off'.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    It is recommended to set the parameter 'log_connections' on the PostgreSQL instance to 'on'.