AWS Lambda
Developer Guide

Tutorial: Using AWS Lambda with Amazon SNS

In this tutorial, you create a Lambda function in one AWS account to subscribe to an Amazon SNS topic in a separate AWS account.

The tutorial is divided into three main sections:

  • First, you perform the necessary setup to create a Lambda function.

  • Second, you create an Amazon SNS topic in a separate AWS account.

  • Third, you grant permissions from each account in order for the Lambda function to subscribe to the Amazon SNS topic. Then, you test the end-to-end setup.


This tutorial assumes that you create these resources in the us-east-1 region.

In this tutorial, you use the AWS Command Line Interface to perform AWS Lambda operations such as creating a Lambda function, creating an Amazon SNS topic and granting permissions to allow these two resources to access each other.

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Step 1: Prepare

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