Amazon CloudWatch

Amazon CloudWatch Help & Support

What Amazon CloudWatch Triggers and Actions are Supported?

Supported Triggers#

  • New Alarm - Triggers when a new alarm is added.
  • Alarm State Change - Triggers when the state of an alarm changes (e.g. from "OK" to "ALARM").

Supported Actions#

  • Enable Alarm Actions - Enable the actions for a chosen alarm.
  • Set Alarm State - Temporarily sets the state of a chosen alarm.
  • Disable Alarm Actions - Disable the actions for a chosen alarm.

How to Get Started With Amazon CloudWatch

You'll need to create an IAM user which has limited permissions, for Zapier to use.

Create Security Credentials by Adding a New Zapier User to IAM#

To add a CloudWatch account to Zapier, you should follow these instructions. They will walk you through setting up a user in IAM and adding that account to Zapier. Remember that you want to select CloudWatch instead of SES where applicable.

Common Problems with Amazon CloudWatch

We don't have any common problems documented yet, but feel free to contact us so we can help you personally!

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Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and the applications you run on AWS.

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