This topic describes the release notes for Log Service and provides links to the relevant references.

May 2022

Feature Description Release date Region References
Pie charts (Pro) Pie charts (Pro) are provided. A pie chart (Pro) is used to show the percentage of each category of data. 2022-05-27 All regions supported by Log Service Pie chart (Pro)
CloudLens for ALB The CloudLens for ALB application is provided. You can use the application to analyze the Layer 7 access logs of Application Load Balancer (ALB), analyze the metrics that are aggregated at one-second intervals, and generate alerts in real time. The application also provides AIOps-based automated anomaly detection. 2022-05-25 All regions supported by Log Service CloudLens for ALB
CloudLens for SLS The CloudLens for SLS application is provided. You can use the application to monitor and manage assets such as projects and Logstores. This way, you can manage the assets in a more efficient manner. For example, you can view data provided by the application to check the consumption of assets. 2022-05-25
  • China (Chengdu)
  • China (Heyuan)
  • Russia (Moscow)
  • India (Mumbai)
  • UK (London)
  • Australia (Sydney)
  • Germany (Frankfurt)
  • UAE (Dubai)
  • US (Silicon Valley)
  • US (Virginia)
  • Indonesia (Jakarta)
  • Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Japan (Tokyo)
CloudLens for SLS
AWS CloudTrail Audit The AWS CloudTrail Audit application is provided. You can use the application to pull, store, query, analyze, and visualize Amazon Web Services (AWS) CloudTrail logs. This helps audit the events of your AWS account. 2022-05-25 All regions supported by Log Service AWS CloudTrail Audit
Bar gauges (Pro) Bar gauges (Pro) are provided, which help visualize data in a more advanced manner. A bar gauge (Pro) contains one or more bar charts and supports personalized display settings based on fields. 2022-05-24 All regions supported by Log Service Bar gauge (Pro)
Charts (Pro) Charts (Pro) are provided. Log Service can render query and analysis results into charts. You can use a chart (Pro) to display the results of multiple query statements. You can also configure personalized display settings for the results of each query statement. 2022-05-17 All regions supported by Log Service Overview of charts (Pro)
Scheduled SQL The Scheduled SQL feature is provided. You can use the feature to analyze data at a scheduled time and aggregate data for storage. You can also use the feature to project and filter data. 2022-05-17 All regions supported by Log Service Scheduled SQL
Extraction of high-precision time values The extraction of high-precision time values is supported by Logtail. Logtail can parse logs to extract high-precision time values by using the extended setting "enable_precise_timestamp": true or the processor_strptime plug-in. The units of high-precision time values are milliseconds, microseconds, and nanoseconds. 2022-05-06 All regions supported by Log Service Logtail configurations and Time format supported by strptime

April 2022

Feature Description Release date Region References
Data collection for ping commands and tcping commands The data of ping commands and tcping commands can be collected. Log Service allows you to collect the data of ping commands and tcping commands to the Metricstore that you specify for query and analysis by using Logtail. 2022-04-28 All regions supported by Log Service Collect ping and tcping data
Log download in the Log Service console The feature that downloads logs in the Log Service console is upgraded. You can download 1 million logs or 100,000 rows of data in query and analysis results at a time. 2022-04-14 All regions supported by Log Service Download logs

March 2022

Feature Description Release date Region References
CloudLens for CLB The CloudLens for CLB application is provided. Log Service and Server Load Balancer (SLB) jointly launch the CloudLens for CLB application. You can use the application to analyze the access logs of Classic Load Balancer (CLB), analyze the metrics that are aggregated at one-second intervals, and generate alerts in real time. This application also provides AIOps-based automated anomaly detection. 2022-03-28 All regions supported by Log Service CloudLens for CLB
CloudLens for Redis The CloudLens for Redis application is provided. Log Service and ApsaraDB for Redis jointly launch the CloudLens for Redis application. You can use the application to manage ApsaraDB for Redis instances in a centralized manner and collect the run logs, slow query logs, and audit logs of the instances. 2022-03-14
  • China (Qingdao)
  • China (Beijing)
  • China (Zhangjiakou)
  • China (Hohhot)
  • China (Hangzhou)
  • China (Shanghai)
  • China (Shenzhen)
  • China (Heyuan)
  • China (Guangzhou)
  • China (Chengdu)
  • China (Hong Kong)
  • Singapore (Singapore)
  • Australia (Sydney)
  • Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Indonesia (Jakarta)
  • Japan (Tokyo)
  • India (Mumbai)
  • US (Silicon Valley)
  • US (Virginia)
  • Germany (Frankfurt)
  • UK (London)
  • UAE (Dubai)
CloudLens for Redis
CloudLens for PolarDB The CloudLens for PolarDB application is provided. Log Service and PolarDB for MySQL jointly launch the CloudLens for PolarDB application. You can use the application to manage PolarDB for MySQL clusters in a centralized manner and collect the slow query logs, error logs, audit logs, and metrics of the clusters. 2022-03-14
  • China (Qingdao)
  • China (Beijing)
  • China (Zhangjiakou)
  • China (Hohhot)
  • China (Hangzhou)
  • China (Shanghai)
  • China (Shenzhen)
  • China (Chengdu)
  • China (Hong Kong)
  • Singapore (Singapore)
  • Australia (Sydney)
  • Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Indonesia (Jakarta)
  • Japan (Tokyo)
  • India (Mumbai)
  • US (Silicon Valley)
  • US (Virginia)
  • Germany (Frankfurt)
  • UK (London)
Usage notes
Phrase search The phrases search feature is supported. Previously, Log Service uses the word segmentation method to search for specific logs. For example, if you specify the search statement abc def to query logs, all logs that contain abc or def are returned, and the logs are sorted in a random order. In this example, the system cannot exactly match the phrase that you specify. Therefore, Log Service provides the phrase search feature to exactly match the phrase that you specify. 2022-03-16
  • Russia (Moscow)
  • UK (London)
  • Philippines (Manila)
  • Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Phrase search

February 2022

Feature Description Release date Region References
Grafana alert ingestion (Grafana 8.0 and later) Alerts from Grafana can be ingested into Log Service. Grafana provides a GUI that allows you to use the alerting feature. You can add a contact point in Grafana so that Grafana can send alerts to the alerting system of Log Service. Then, the alerting system of Log Service can process the alerts, such as denoising the alerts and sending alert notifications. 2022-02-24 All regions supported by Log Service Ingest Grafana alerts into Log Service (Grafana 8.0 and later)

January 2022

Feature Description Release date Region References
Alert OpsCenter The Alert OpsCenter application is provided. Alert OpsCenter is a business-centric platform that provides alert management and O&M capabilities. You can add alerts that are generated by third-party monitoring platforms, such as Zabbix and Prometheus, and alerts that are generated by Log Service resources to a business. This way, you can use the business to manage alerts and send alert notifications in a centralized manner and improve the O&M efficiency. 2022-01-13 All regions supported by Log Service Alert OpsCenter
Alert ingestion from HUAWEI CLOUD Cloud Eye Alerts from HUAWEI CLOUD can be ingested into Log Service. HUAWEI CLOUD Cloud Eye is a multi-dimensional resource monitoring platform. You can use HUAWEI CLOUD Cloud Eye to monitor resources, such as elastic cloud servers and bandwidth resources. You need to only specify a webhook URL that is provided by the alert ingestion system of Log Service in HUAWEI CLOUD Simple Message Notification. After you complete the configuration, HUAWEI CLOUD Cloud Eye can send alerts to the alerting system of Log Service. Then, the alerting system of Log Service can process the alerts, such as denoising the alerts and sending alert notifications. 2022-01-07 All regions supported by Log Service Ingest Cloud Eye alerts into Log Service
RDS Lens RDS Audit Center is renamed RDS Lens. 2022-01-05 All regions supported by Log Service RDS Lens

November 2021

Feature Description Release date Region References
Alert detail viewing in logon-free mode Alert details can be viewed in logon-free mode. After you receive an alert notification, you can view details about the alert without the need to log on to the Log Service console. You can also perform other operations in logon-free mode. For example, you can manage alert rules and alert incidents. 2021-11-17 All regions supported by Log Service View alert details in logon-free mode
New alert notification methods of EventBridge and Function Compute New alert notification methods are supported. Log Service can send alert notifications to EventBridge and Function Compute of Alibaba Cloud. 2021-11-16 All regions supported by Log Service Notification methods
AliyunServiceRoleForSLSAlert service-linked role The AliyunServiceRoleForSLSAlert service-linked role is added. You can assign the AliyunServiceRoleForSLSAlert service-linked role to Log Service so that the alerting system of Log Service can access the resources of other cloud services. 2021-11-15 All regions supported by Log Service Manage the AliyunServiceRoleForSLSAlert service-linked role

October 2021

Feature Description Release date Region References
Window funnel functions Window funnel functions are supported. You can use the functions to search for an event chain in a sliding time window and count the maximum number of consecutive events that occurred in the event chain. 2021-10-22 All regions supported by Log Service Window funnel function
Unit conversion functions Unit conversion functions are supported. You can use the functions to convert a measurement from the current unit to a different unit. 2021-10-20 All regions supported by Log Service Unit conversion functions

September 2021

Feature Description Release date Region References
Syntax for new alert templates New alert templates are provided. The new alert templates use the syntax that is similar to Python syntax to provide more flexible and advanced custom rendering logic. You can use the new alert templates to customize the content and styles of alert notifications in a more efficient manner. For example, you can use a new alert template to escape Markdown characters in alert notifications. 2021-09-30 All regions supported by Log Service Syntax for new alert templates
New Relic alert ingestion Alerts from New Relic can be ingested into Log Service. New Relic is an observability platform that is based on cloud computing. You can use New Relic to build applications in a more efficient manner. You need to only configure a notification channel in the New Relic console and specify a webhook URL that is provided by the alert ingestion system of Log Service for the notification channel. After you complete the configuration, New Relic can send alerts to the alerting system of Log Service. Then, the alerting system of Log Service can process the alerts, such as denoising the alerts and sending alert notifications. 2021-09-22 All regions supported by Log Service Ingest New Relic alerts into Log Service
CloudWatch alert ingestion Alerts from Amazon CloudWatch can be ingested into Log Service. CloudWatch can work with Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) to send alerts. You need to only specify a webhook URL that is provided by the alert ingestion system of Log Service in Amazon SNS. After you complete the configuration, CloudWatch can send alerts to the alerting system of Log Service. Then, the alerting system of Log Service can process the alerts, such as denoising the alerts and sending alert notifications. 2021-09-08 All regions supported by Log Service Ingest CloudWatch alerts into Log Service
Hot and cold-tiered storage The hot and cold-tiered storage feature is supported. You can use this feature to reduce the costs of long-term storage without negative impacts on the query, analysis, visualization, alerting, shipping, and transformation of log data in a Logstore. 2021-09-03 All regions supported by Log Service Enable hot and cold-tiered storage for a Logstore

August 2021

Feature Description Release date Region References
Loki alert ingestion Alerts from Loki can be ingested into Log Service. You can configure the alert ingestion system of Log Service as an Alertmanager component in Loki. After you complete the configuration, Loki can send alerts to the alerting system of Log Service. Then, the alerting system of Log Service can process the alerts, such as denoising the alerts and sending alert notifications. 2021-08-20 All regions supported by Log Service Ingest Loki alerts into Log Service
Datadog alert ingestion Alerts from Datadog can be ingested into Log Service. Datadog is a tool that monitors applications on the cloud and analyzes the application data. You can use Datadog to automatically collect and analyze data such as logs, metrics, and traces. You can also use Datadog to monitor the events that occur in your infrastructure and cloud services. You can create a webhook in your Datadog-Webhooks integration and specify a webhook URL that is provided by the alert ingestion system of Log Service. After you complete the configuration, Datadog can send alerts to the alerting system of Log Service. 2021-08-16 All regions supported by Log Service Ingest Datadog alerts into Log Service
Anti-DDoS Origin access logs Anti-DDoS Origin access logs can be collected by using the Log Audit Service application. 2021-08-03 N/A Log Audit Service
Anti-DDoS Premium access logs Anti-DDoS Premium access logs can be collected by using the Log Audit Service application. 2021-08-03 N/A Log Audit Service

July 2021

Feature Description Release date Region References
Alertmanager alert ingestion Alerts from Alertmanager can be ingested into Log Service. Alertmanager is a service that you can use to handle alerts. This service is provided by Prometheus, an open source monitoring system. After you configure the alert ingestion system of Log Service as a receiver in Alertmanager, Alertmanager can send alerts to the alerting system of Log Service. 2021-07-29 All regions supported by Log Service Ingest Alertmanager alerts into Log Service
CloudMonitor contact import The contacts in CloudMonitor can be imported to the alerting system of Log Service. 2021-07-20 All regions supported by Log Service Import contacts from CloudMonitor to Log Service
Logtail V1.0.22 Logtail V1.0.22 is released. 2021-07-17 All regions supported by Log Service Logtail V1.0.22
Logtail V0.16.68 Logtail V0.16.68 is released. 2021-07-14 All regions supported by Log Service Logtail V0.16.68
VPC firewall traffic logs The VPC firewall traffic logs of Cloud Firewall can be collected by using the Log Audit Service application. 2021-07-09 All regions supported by Log Service Log Audit Service
Logtail V1.0.21 Logtail V1.0.21 is released. 2021-07-06 All regions supported by Log Service Logtail V1.0.21
CloudMonitor alert ingestion Alerts from CloudMonitor can be ingested into Log Service. CloudMonitor monitors Alibaba Cloud resources and Internet applications and supports multiple alert notification methods. You can configure the alert ingestion system of Log Service as a notification method in the CloudMonitor console. After you complete the configuration, CloudMonitor can send alerts to the alerting system of Log Service. Then, the alerting system of Log Service can process the alerts, such as denoising the alerts and sending alert notifications. 2021-07-06 All regions supported by Log Service Ingest CloudMonitor alerts into Log Service

June 2021

Feature Description Release date Region References
Webhook integration The webhook integration feature is supported. You can use this feature to manage webhook notification methods. When you configure an action policy, you can use the webhooks that you created. Log Service supports DingTalk webhooks, Enterprise WeChat webhooks, Lark webhooks, Slack webhooks, and universal webhooks. 2021-06-30 All regions supported by Log Service Create a webhook
Zabbix alert ingestion Alerts from Zabbix can be ingested into Log Service. Zabbix is a commonly used open source monitoring system. Zabbix provides various alert rules for system monitoring and supports multiple alert notification channels. You can configure the alert ingestion system of Log Service as a notification channel in Zabbix. After you complete the configuration, Zabbix can send alerts to the alerting system of Log Service. Then, the alerting system of Log Service can process the alerts, such as denoising the alerts and sending alert notifications. 2021-06-29 All regions supported by Log Service Ingest Zabbix (Zabbix 4.4 or later) alerts into Log Service
RDS Audit Center The RDS Audit Center application is available for ApsaraDB RDS instances. In RDS Audit Center, you can view the collection status of RDS audit logs in real time and manage collection configurations in a centralized manner. You can also audit and analyze collected logs and configure alerts for the logs. 2021-06-28 All regions supported by Log Service RDS Audit Center
Layer 4 metrics for SLB The Layer 4 monitoring feature is available for SLB instances, and the metrics can be sent to Log Service. You can view the details about SLB instances by using metrics that are accurate to the second. The metrics include the traffic volume, queries per second (QPS), and error rate. You can use this feature to implement finer-grained service monitoring and troubleshooting. 2021-06-04 All regions supported by Log Service Layer 4 metrics for SLB
Alerting feature upgrade The alerting feature of Log Service is upgraded. Log Service provides an intelligent alerting system that is used to monitor logs and metrics. If an exception occurs, an alert is triggered. You can denoise alerts, manage alert incidents, and configure alert notifications. The alerting feature of Log Service can meet the requirements of developers, O&M engineers, and security engineers in more than 40 scenarios. 2021-06-04 All regions supported by Log Service The alerting feature of Log Service