Overview

A CloudWatch Alarm that triggers when the traffic incoming over a managed AWS VPN tunnel hits a certain threshold (Default: Over 5,000,000 bytes in 15 minutes).

This CloudWatch Alarm is configured per VPN connection, which is set as an alarm dimension. Provide the VPN Connection ID by entering it under the Dimension.Value field in the Configure Alarm Settings settings page.

Configuration Templates

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AWSTemplateFormatVersion: '2010-09-09'
Description: ''
Resources:
  SnsTopic:
    Type: 'AWS::SNS::Topic'
    Properties:
      Subscription:
        - Endpoint: email@example.com
          Protocol: email
      TopicName: alarm-action
  CloudWatchAlarm:
    Type: 'AWS::CloudWatch::Alarm'
    Properties:
      AlarmName: cwalarm_vpntrafficin
      AlarmDescription: >-
        A CloudWatch Alarm that triggers when the traffic incoming over a
        managed AWS VPN tunnel hits a certain threshold (Default: Over 5,000,000
        bytes in 15 minutes).
      MetricName: TunnelDataIn
      Namespace: AWS/VPN
      Statistic: Sum
      Period: '900'
      EvaluationPeriods: '1'
      Threshold: '5000000'
      ComparisonOperator: GreaterThanOrEqualToThreshold
      AlarmActions:
        - Ref: SnsTopic
      Dimensions:
        - Name: VpnId
          Value: ''
Parameters: {}
Metadata: {}
Conditions: {}

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Sources and Documentation

Configuration Source: AWS Documentation

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