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Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) - Troubleshooting

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In this course, you will learn how to view configuration information, monitor processes, and gather diagnostic data about Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). You will learn how to use this information to help troubleshoot common issues and provide effective support case details if you need to escalate an issue to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Support.

  • Course level: Fundamental
  • Duration: 1 hour


This course includes presentations, troubleshooting scenarios, videos, and resources for problem determination.

Course objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Recognize and resolve issues with Amazon ECS.
  • Employ best-practice troubleshooting methodologies when investigating Amazon ECS issues.
  • Locate and apply available AWS Support documentation for Amazon ECS issues.
  • Recognize and record relevant information to escalate Amazon ECS issues to the AWS Support team.

Intended audience

This course is intended for:

  • Application developers who use Amazon ECS deployments
  • SysOps administrators who manage Amazon ECS environments


We recommend that attendees of this course have:

  • Basic knowledge of Amazon ECS concepts
  • Experience deploying applications to Amazon ECS environments

Course outline

Section 1: Overview

  • Lesson 1: How to Use This Course
  • Lesson 2: Course Overview

Section 2: Introduction

  • Lesson 3: Overview of Amazon ECS
  • Lesson 4: Gathering Information with the AWS Management Console
  • Lesson 5: Using the AWS CLI to Gather Information about Amazon ECS
  • Lesson 6: Monitoring Amazon ECS

Section 3: Troubleshooting

  • Lesson 7: General Problem Determination
  • Lesson 8: Troubleshooting Amazon ECS Service Load Balancers
  • Lesson 9: Troubleshooting Errors about Placing Tasks in Amazon ECS
  • Lesson 10: Troubleshooting Unregistered Container Instances
  • Lesson 11: Troubleshooting AWS Fargate Mitigation Issues
  • Lesson 12: Troubleshooting Spot Instance Termination

Section 4: Getting Help

  • Lesson 13: Resources
  • Lesson 14: Support
  • Lesson 15: Feedback


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