If you are using a AWS with your system it is a best practice to whitelist Better Stack IPs and User Agent. This will prevent AWS from blocking Better Stack's monitoring requests and prevent any false incident alerting.
In this quick tutorial, we will guide you through each step.
Where can I find Better Stack IPs?
The official documentation provides list of all used Better Stack IPs as well as the User Agent. They are split into regions for easier navigation.
Open the EC2 settings (you can search for EC2 in the top-left search bar).
Open the Security Groups settings in the Network & Security tab in the left menu.
In the top-right corner, click the Create security group.
Set the inbound rules as follows for all Better Stack IPs
- Type to All traffic
- Source to Custom
The settings should look similar to this:
Optionally, add a tag to your settings to recognize them in the future. Then, head to the EC2 Dashboard.
Select the running instance on which you want to apply new security rules.
In the top-right corner click on Actions → Security → Change security group
Select the security group you created and click Save
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