- A Cloud Guru
Monitoring and Notifications with CloudWatch Events and SNS
In this hands-on lab, we will create an Amazon EventBridge event that triggers an SNS email notification. Then, we will trigger the alarm by simulating the shutdown of an EC2 instance.
Table of Contents
Create an SNS Topic and Subscribe an Email Address
- Create an SNS topic.
- Subscribe an email address.
- Confirm your subscription to the newly created SNS topic.
Create an Amazon EventBridge Rule to Trigger the SNS Topic When There Is a State Change to an EC2 Instance
Create a Amazon EventBridge rule to trigger the newly created SNS topic whenever there is a state change to an EC2 instance.
Change the State of the EC2 Instance and Verify the Receipt of the SNS Notification
- In the EC2 console, change the state of the EC2 instance to stopped.
- Next, check your email to verify you received the SNS notification that a state change has occurred for an EC2 instance.
Note: Before closing the lab, go under Amazon SNS and delete your email subscription.
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