Restart aws cloudwatch agent

Below is the command to restart the Amazon’s AWS CloudWatch agent:

sudo systemctl restart amazon-cloudwatch-agent

Verify the status of the agent by running the following command:

sudo systemctl status amazon-cloudwatch-agent


● amazon-cloudwatch-agent.service - Amazon CloudWatch Agent
     Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/amazon-cloudwatch-agent.service; disab>
     Active: active (running) since Thu 2022-08-11 12:08:26 UTC; 13s ago
   Main PID: 1960 (amazon-cloudwat)
      Tasks: 8 (limit: 9520)
     Memory: 13.3M
     CGroup: /system.slice/amazon-cloudwatch-agent.service
             └─1960 /opt/aws/amazon-cloudwatch-agent/bin/amazon-cloudwatch-agen>

Aug 11 12:08:26 ip-111-11-20-912 systemd[1]: Started Amazon CloudWatch Agent.

The Active: active (running) status signifies that the CloudWatch agent has been actively runinng now.