Monday, April 10, 2017

Creating a Billing Alarm in AWS

AWS provides a couple of free resources for 1 year from the time of account creation (free tier). Not all the services are free, it's very easy to use AWS resources unknowingly and start the billing. Like creating an EC2 instance, other than t2.micro.

To get around this problem, AWS provides Billing Alarms. I have created a Billing Alarm for when my monthly AWS expenses cross 10$ to send me an email alarm as shown below. Here is the documentation for the same. Wherever possible, I would be providing the references to AWS documentation, instead of repeating the same here.

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