Receiving notifications on new updates - Amazon Linux 2023

Receiving notifications on new updates

You can receive notifications whenever a new Amazon Linux 2023 (AL2023) AMI is released. Notifications are published with Amazon SNS using the following topic.

  • Messages are posted here when a new AL2023 AMI is published. The version of the AMI will be included in the message.


These messages can be received using several different methods. We recommend you follow this method.

  1. Open the Amazon SNS console.

  2. In the navigation bar, change the AWS Region to US East (N. Virginia), if necessary. You must select the Region where the SNS notification that you're subscribing to was created.

  3. In the navigation pane, choose Subscriptions, Create subscription.

  4. For the Create subscription dialog box, take the following steps.

    1. For Topic ARN, copy and paste the Amazon Resource Name (ARN).

    2. For Protocol, choose Email.

    3. For Endpoint, enter an email address that you can use to receive the notifications.

    4. Choose Create subscription.

  5. You receive a confirmation email with the subject line "AWS Notification - Subscription Confirmation". Open the email and choose Confirm subscription to complete your subscription.