Posted On: Mar 6, 2017

The AWS Health APIs and the AWS Personal Health Dashboard give you a personalized view into the performance and availability of the AWS services underlying your AWS resources. The service provides relevant and timely information to help you manage AWS events in progress, and provides proactive notifications to help you plan for scheduled activities. You can use CloudWatch Events to detect and react to changes in the status of AWS Health events. Then, based on rules you create, CloudWatch Events invokes one or more target actions when an event matches the values you specify in a rule.

One of the available targets for actions in CloudWatch Events is AWS Lambda. Today, we are announcing a new GitHub repository for you to reuse and share Lambda automation actions created by the community for AWS Health. You can now create automation actions through the following mechanisms:

  1. Develop custom actions using AWS Lambda blueprints and assign them as targets in CloudWatch Events.
  2. Create custom actions using the same actions available in the new AWS Health Tools GitHub repository.

To learn more, visit the AWS Blog.