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User Guide (Version 2.0)

Notification

A notification associated with a budget. A budget can have up to five notifications.

Each notification must have at least one subscriber. A notification can have one SNS subscriber and up to ten email subscribers, for a total of 11 subscribers.

For example, if you have a budget for 200 dollars and you want to be notified when you go over 160 dollars, create a notification with the following parameters:

  • A notificationType of ACTUAL

  • A comparisonOperator of GREATER_THAN

  • A notification threshold of 80

Contents

notificationType

Whether the notification is for how much you have spent (ACTUAL) or for how much you are forecasted to spend (FORECASTED).

Type: Enum

Valid values: ACTUAL | FORECASTED

Required: Yes

comparisonOperator

The comparison used for this notification.

Type: Enum

Valid values: GREATER_THAN | LESS_THAN | EQUAL_TO

Required: Yes

notificationThreshold

The threshold associated with a notification. AWS notifies you when you go over the threshold (ACTUAL notifications), or when you are forecasted to go over the threshold (FORECASTED notifications). Thresholds are always a percentage.

Type: Double

Length constraints: Minimum of 0, maximum of 100.

Required: Yes

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