Join Sharif Nijim for an in-depth discussion in this video CloudWatch rules in action, part of Amazon Web Services: Monitoring and Metrics.
- [Narrator] To close the loop on…how CloudWatch rules work,…I'm going to start the Minecraft server.…This event will trigger the logMinecraftChanges rule.…First, I navigate to the EC2 section of the AWS Console.…To fire up the Minecraft server,…I click the Instance link in the left-hand nav.…Scrolling down, I select the Minecraft Instance.…Then choose Actions, Instance State, Start from the menu.…
The familiar confirmation modal window pops up,…and I confirm that I do indeed want to start this instance.…While the Instance is starting,…let's see what's going on in CloudWatch.…Navigating over to the CloudWatch landing page,…I choose the Rules link in the left-hand navigation.…Since I just started the Minecraft server,…the rule that should have fired is logMinecraftChanges.…To get some insight into the state of the rule,…I click on its name.…
This brings up the summary page for this rule.…Here, I see the ARN associated with this rule,…the event pattern, its status, and its description.…Notice the Actions menu in the top right corner.…
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