Q: Why should I track my service usage against limits?

A: Tracking your usage against AWS service limits will show you whether you are approaching a given limit so you can proactively request a service limit increase before you exceed a limit.

Q: Can AWS Limit Monitor check limits in multiple accounts?

A: Yes. The solution includes a spoke template you can deploy in secondary accounts to monitor resource usage in secondary accounts and send notification as you approach limits.

Q: Can I specify what services to monitor?

A: Yes. By default, this solution checks all service limits that Trusted Advisor checks. But, you can specify which service limits you want to check in both the primary and secondary accounts. For more information, see the implementation guide.

Q: Can this solution monitor Amazon EC2's usage against limits?

A: Yes, you can continue to monitor Amazon EC2’s usage against limits. For the new EC2 On-Demand Instance Limits, Limit Monitor now checks Service Quotas for your Amazon EC2 virtual central processing unit (vCPU) usage against limits and notifies you when you approach the vCPU-based instance limits for your AWS account.

Q: Do I need premium support to use AWS Limit Monitor?

A: To use this solution, each account must have a Business- or Enterprise-level AWS Support plan.

Q: Can I deploy the AWS Limit Monitor in any AWS Region?

A: You must launch this solution’s AWS CloudFormation templates in the US East (N. Virginia) Region. However, once deployed, the solution will monitor limits for all regions in the account.

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