This lab walks you through the various CloudWatch features available for resource monitoring.
Duration: 45 minutes
AWS Region: US East (N. Virginia) us-east-1
Launching Lab Environment
Create EC2 Instance.
SSH into EC2 Instance and install necessary Softwares
Create SNS Topic.
Subscribe to an SNS Topic
Check EC2 CPU Utilization Metrics in CloudWatch Metrics.
Create CloudWatch Alarm.
Testing CloudWatch Alarm by Stressing CPU Utilization
Checking For an Email from the SNS Topic
Checking the CloudWatch Alarm Graph
Create a CloudWatch Dashboard
Validation of the lab