Requirements for Managed Detection and Response for Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Supported AWS regions

Alert Logic supports the following AWS regions:

AWS Region Name Region Endpoint Virtualization Support
US East (N. Virginia) us-east-1 Paravirtualization (PV) and hardware virtual machine (HVM) instances available.
US East (Ohio) us-east-2 HVM only.
US West (N. California) us-west-1 PV and HVM instances available.
US West (Oregon) us-west-2 PV and HVM instances available.
EU (Ireland) eu-west-1 HVM only.
EU (Frankfurt) eu-central-1 HVM only.
EU (Paris) eu-west-3 HVM only.
Asia Pacific (Mumbai) ap-south-1 HVM only.
Asia Pacific (Tokyo) ap-northeast-1 HVM only.
Asia Pacific (Seoul) ap-northeast-2 PV and HVM instances available.
Asia Pacific (Osaka-Local) ap-northeast-3 Not available.
Asia Pacific (Singapore) ap-southeast-1 PV and HVM instances available.
Asia Pacific (Sydney) ap-southeast-2 PV and HVM instances available.
South America (São Paulo) sa-east-1 PV and HVM instances available.
China (Beijing) cn-north-1 Not available.
China (Ningxia) cn-northwest-1 Not available.
EU (London) eu-west-2 HVM only.
Canada (Central) ca-central-1 HVM only.

Alert Logic recommends that all customers use HVM instances whenever possible.

Virtual appliance types in AWS

Review the following approved virtual appliance types. In the AWS marketplace, you should select the appropriate image based on the anticipated network throughput sent to the appliance, and whether you plan to enable vulnerability scanning.

Supported Amazon instance names Supported bandwidth volume

Compute Optimized Large


320 Mbps

Compute Optimized XL


1000 Mbps

Compute Optimized 2XL


1733 Mbps