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Amazon Simple Notification Service
Developer Guide (API Version 2010-03-31)

Send a push notification message to a Mac OS X app using Amazon SNS and APNS

To send a push notification message to a Mac OS X app using Amazon SNS and APNS, you must first complete the prerequisites in APNS Prerequisites.

Note

If you do not already have a Mac OS X app registered with APNS, you can download and use a sample application such as PushyMac, which is available from the Apple Developer web site.

To register your mobile app with AWS

  1. Go to https://console.aws.amazon.com/sns/ and click Create platform application.

  2. In the Application name box, enter a name to represent your app.

    App names must be made up of only uppercase and lowercase ASCII letters, numbers, underscores, hyphens, and periods, and must be between 1 and 256 characters long.

  3. In the Push Notification Platform field, select Apple Development or Apple Production.

  4. In the Push Certification Type field, select MacOS Push Certificate.

  5. Select the password encrypted certificate and private key, as exported from Keychain Access on your Mac computer in the .p12 file format.

  6. Enter your password, and then click Create Platform Application.