AWS::Budgets::Budget Notification - Amazon CloudFormation
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AWS::Budgets::Budget Notification

A notification that's associated with a budget. A budget can have up to ten notifications.

Each notification must have at least one subscriber. A notification can have one SNS subscriber and up to 10 email subscribers, for a total of 11 subscribers.

For example, if you have a budget for 200 dollars and you want to be notified when you go over 160 dollars, create a notification with the following parameters:

  • A notificationType of ACTUAL

  • A thresholdType of PERCENTAGE

  • A comparisonOperator of GREATER_THAN

  • A notification threshold of 80

Syntax

To declare this entity in your Amazon CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:

JSON

{ "ComparisonOperator" : String, "NotificationType" : String, "Threshold" : Double, "ThresholdType" : String }

YAML

ComparisonOperator: String NotificationType: String Threshold: Double ThresholdType: String

Properties

ComparisonOperator

The comparison that's used for this notification.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Allowed values: EQUAL_TO | GREATER_THAN | LESS_THAN

Update requires: No interruption

NotificationType

Specifies whether the notification is for how much you have spent (ACTUAL) or for how much that you're forecasted to spend (FORECASTED).

Required: Yes

Type: String

Allowed values: ACTUAL | FORECASTED

Update requires: No interruption

Threshold

The threshold that's associated with a notification. Thresholds are always a percentage, and many customers find value being alerted between 50% - 200% of the budgeted amount. The maximum limit for your threshold is 1,000,000% above the budgeted amount.

Required: Yes

Type: Double

Update requires: No interruption

ThresholdType

The type of threshold for a notification. For ABSOLUTE_VALUE thresholds, Amazon notifies you when you go over or are forecasted to go over your total cost threshold. For PERCENTAGE thresholds, Amazon notifies you when you go over or are forecasted to go over a certain percentage of your forecasted spend. For example, if you have a budget for 200 dollars and you have a PERCENTAGE threshold of 80%, Amazon notifies you when you go over 160 dollars.

Required: No

Type: String

Allowed values: ABSOLUTE_VALUE | PERCENTAGE

Update requires: No interruption

See also

  • Notification in the Amazon Cost Explorer Service Cost Management APIs