The iLert AWS Budget Integration helps you to easily connect iLert with AWS.
AWS Budgets allows you to set custom budgets to track your cost and usage from the simplest to the most complex use cases.
With iLert AWS Budget Integration, you can receive AWS Budget alert through iLert and easily extend AWS Budget functionality with SMS, push, voice, and iLert on-call schedules.
Create an AWS Budget alert source
Go to the "Alert sources" tab and click "Create new alert source"
Enter a name and select your desired escalation policy. Select "AWS Budget" as the Integration Type and click on Save.
On the next page, a Webhook URL is generated. You will need this URL below when setting up the SNS topic subscription in AWS.
Create an SNS topic
If you have already created an SNS topic for your AWS Budget, that you want to reuse, you can proceed to step 3.
On the SNS Dashboard click on Create topic
Give the topic a name and click on Create topic
Click on Create subscription on the Topic Detail page
In the Topic ARN section, ensure that the SNS Topic that you generated is selected
In the Protocol section, choose the HTTPS protocol
In the Endpoint section, paste the Webhook URL that you generated in iLert
In the Enable raw message delivery section, ensure that the checkbox is unchecked
Click on Create subscription
The subscription is automatically confirmed by iLert when it is created. After updating the overview, the status "PendingConfirmation" should disappear, and the ID should be displayed.
Billing Dashboard: Create budget and link to topic
You can now link any AWS Budget to the topic you have created. The following section describes how to create a budget and make the link.
In AWS, click on the Profile Menu icon and select My Billing Dashboard
In the AWS Billing Dashboard click on Budgets and then click on Create budget to add a budget
On the Select budget type page, choose a budget type that interests you and click on Set your budget
On the Set your budget page, choose the settings according to your liking and click on Configure thresholds
On the Configure thresholds page, in the Amazon SNS section, paste the SNS ARN that you generated before and make sure that you configured the right topic permissions (you should see ✅ sign), then click on Confirm budget
On the Config budget page click on Create
Will alerts in iLert be resolved automatically?
Can I link AWS Budget to multiple alert sources in iLert?
Yes, create an SNS topic subscription in AWS for each alert source.