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RDS Event Subscriptions

RDS Instance Event Subscription for Failure, Low Storage and Availability Events

RDS Event Subscriptions allow users to configure notifications for RDS Events (provided through an SNS topic). This template configures an event subscription for failure, low storage, and availability event categories for RDS Instances.

The following settings can be customized in this template:

  • Subscription details such as name (CLI & Terraform) and activation status
  • Resource Selection: By default, all resources under the selected type are selected, but specific resource Ids can be provided if required
  • Event Categories: Each resource type supports different categories for notification, all or some of the categories can be selected
  • Notification is configured through SNS. You can create a new SNS topic or provide the ARN of an existing one
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AWSTemplateFormatVersion: "2010-09-09"
Description: ""
    Type: "AWS::SNS::Topic"
        - Endpoint: ""
          Protocol: "email"
      TopicName: "rds-subscription-topic"
    Type: "AWS::RDS::EventSubscription"
      Enabled: true
        Ref: "SnsForRdsEventSubscription"
      SourceType: "db-instance"
        - "failure"
        - "low storage"
        - "availability"
Parameters: {}
Metadata: {}
Conditions: {}


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