How do I implement the AWS Service Health Dashboard Notifier?

Last updated: 2021-01-05

I want to know if there is a problem with an AWS service as quickly as possible. How can I implement the AWS Service Health Dashboard Notifier tool to accomplish this?

Short description

The Service Health Dashboard Notifier tool provides service status updates in an Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) topic, Amazon Chime webhook, or Slack webhook.


1.    Run the following commands to download and install shd-notifier:

git clone && cd aws-health-tools
git filter-branch --subdirectory-filter shd-notifier/ HEAD

2.    Use the following links to create a notification type of your choice:

3.    Run the AWS CloudFormation template.

Note: The following is an example of an endpoint array:

["", "arn:aws:sns:us-east-1:111122223333:MY_TOPIC_NAME", ""]

4.    Run the file. To run the following command, first install and configure the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI).

Note: If you receive errors when running AWS CLI commands, make sure that you’re using the most recent version of the AWS CLI.

/bin/bash Health-Event us-east-1

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