USM Anywhere™

Configure Amazon SNS Notifications in USM Anywhere

Role Availability Read-Only Analyst Manager

After you set up the Amazon SNS topic and create the access key for Amazon Web Services (AWS), you can configure Amazon SNS notifications in USM Anywhere.

To configure Amazon SNS Credentials for notifications

  1. Go to Settings > Notifications.
  2. In the left navigation panel, click Amazon SNS.
  3. Select the AWS Region name.
  4. Enter the Access key and Secret key. See Create an AWS Access Key for more information.

    Specify the AWS region and SNS access kep parameters in USM Anywhere

  5. Click Save Credentials.

To create an orchestration rule for sending a notification request to Amazon SNS

  1. Go to Activity > Alarms or Activity > Events.
  2. Click the alarm or event to open the details.
  3. Click Create Rule and select Create Notification Rule.

    Create a notification rule from the alarm details

  4. Enter the Rule Name and set the matching conditions you want for the rule.

    The Create Rule dialog box displays property values for the selected alarm or event that you can use to specify the match conditions. See Notification Rules from the Orchestration Rules Page for more information.

  5. For Notification Method, select the Amazon SNS option.
  6. Enter the SNS Topic Name you created in the AWS console. See Set Up an Amazon SNS Topic for more information.

    Set options to launch the Amazon SNS notification for the orchestration rule

  7. At the bottom of the dialog box, set the rule condition parameters to specify the criteria for a matching alarm or event to trigger the rule.

    Set the matching conditions for triggering the rule

    • This section provides suggested property/value pairs from the selected alarm or event that you can use as conditions for the rule. Click the icon to delete the items that you do not want to include in the matching conditions. You can also add other conditions that are not suggested.
    • If you create the rule from the Rules page, you must use the Add Condition and Add Group functions to define the property/value pairs that you want to use as conditions for the rule.
    • At the bottom of the dialog box, click More to display the optional multiple occurrence and window-length parameters.
  8. Click Save Rule.
  9. When a matching alarm or event is generated in USM Anywhere, you can go to your AWS console and select the Lambda function you created to verify that the function is being called. You can also open the Amazon CloudWatch logs to see the message in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) format.