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Can I get email when instance reachability check failed

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My instance reachability check failed for 4 days. I did not get any notification about it. Today I found my website down and reboot the instance everything is fine. But due to the long down time, Google removed my website in search results. Can I get email notification when server down?

asked a year ago16 views
2 Answers
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You need to wire this up yourself:
Setup an Email-based subscription to an SNS topic.
Setup a CloudWatch Alarm for the metric "StatusCheckFailed"
If the value is 1, your system or instance has failed.
Set the notification to go to that sns topic.

There is a very small charge for the alarm..something like .10/month.

Good luck.

answered a year ago
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Hello there

You need to create cloduwatch alarm and set SNS topic as alarm action. Please follow below document for detailed step

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/monitoring-system-instance-status-check.html#creating_status_check_alarms

answered a year ago

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