Capacity Monitoring provides IT professionals the opportunity to catch performance bottlenecks and pinpoint where and why these performance issues occur. The alerting process is fully automated, using preset multi-conditional policies based on industry best practices for every AWS resource type.
Alerts are groups anomalous behavior and enable you to view open (active) or closed (inactive) incidents. The Open Policies list is the first you see when navigating to the Alerts menu. This list is updated every 30 seconds.
You can view, edit, and create policies in this menu; you can also enable notifications for policies. Clicking on a policy name expands its details, such as conditions and associated elements.
Notifications can be set on any policy that is important to you and your team. From Email, to OpsGenie, to Slack—rest assured you can get notified in the way most convenient to you. You can also customize the frequency of your notifications.
You can create a notification by editing a policy and navigating to 3: Notifications