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Monitoring: AWS Trusted Advisor

AWS Trusted Advisor is a tool provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help customers optimize their use of AWS services. It provides recommendations in areas such as cost optimization, performance improvement, security, and fault tolerance, by checking for potential issues and best practices.

Why should you monitor AWS Trusted Advisor checks?

Monitoring AWS Trusted Advisor checks is important because it helps ensure that your AWS infrastructure is running optimally and securely. As shown in the following figure, marbot helps to monitor AWS Trusted Advisor:

  • Configures monitoring by creating CloudWatch alarms
  • Recieves alerts and notifications from AWS
  • Delivers notifications to a Slack or Microsoft Teams channel
  • Escalates alerts among team members

Monitoring: AWS Trusted Advisor

How does monitoring AWS Trusted Advisor work?

Without further ado, marbot notifies you about Trusted Advisor checks in one of the following categories.

  • Cost optimization
  • Performance
  • Security
  • Fault tolerance
  • Service quotas

Here is, what an alert informing you about Trusted Advisor checks marked as Action recommended (red) of category Service quotas in Microsoft Teams.

Monitoring: AWS Trusted Advisor

And here is the same alert in Slack.

Monitoring: AWS Trusted Advisor

How to setup monitoring of AWS Trusted Advisor?

marbot works with Slack and Microsoft Teams. Please select your platform and follow the Getting started guide.

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