This topic describes how to enable a flow log that is in the Inactive state. After you enable a flow log, the flow log will capture the traffic data of the specified ENIs.


  1. Log on to the VPC console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click FlowLog.
  3. Select the region to which the target flow log belongs.
  4. On the FlowLog page, find the target flow log, and then click Enable in the Actions column.
    After the flow log is enabled, the status of the flow log changes to Active.
    Enable a flow log