Create SNS topic, SNS subscription, and publish test SNS message to confirm subscription.
- [Instructor] It's generally a good idea…to use a notification service.…As notifications are often helpful…when identifying the root cause of an operational issue.…For issuing alerts,…CloudWatch makes use of simple notification service or SNS.…SNS is a push messaging service…that is part of the AWS ecosystem.…Let's talk a bit about how SNS works…and I'll use it for issuing CloudWatch alerts.…As the name implies, SNS is quite simple to use.…To get started, you just need to create a topic.…
When CloudWatch sends alerts with SNS,…it publishes them to a topic.…People who want to receive that message,…can simply subscribe to the topic.…Topic subscriptions can take many forms.…Including an HTTP endpoint, an email address,…push notifications to mobile apps, and SMS messages.…Within the AWS ecosystem, simple queue service queues,…and lambda functions can be subscribed to an SMS topic.…Once a topic has been created and is subscribed to,…all you have to do is publish a message to that topic.…
I'm going to get into the AWS web console…
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