Implement Network Event Alarms Using Amazon CloudWatch
In this lab, you will utilize CloudWatch to monitor for specific Network Events. When you’re finished with this lab, you’ll have an automated email alarm set up to monitor bandwidth and packets inbound to a test EC2 instance.
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Create a Test EC2 instance
Create a test EC2 instance to act as a reference point with the CloudWatch alarms.
Create an SNS Topic
Create a topic with SNS that CloudWatch will reference whenever an event alarm is triggered.
Create a Network Bandwidth Alarm
Create an alarm that shows anomalous bandwidth into the TEST EC2 instance.
Create a Network Packet Alarm
Create an alarm that will trigger when an excessive amount of packets are sent to the TEST EC2 instance.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
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