4. Subscribe to SNS Topic

In a production environment you may want to send a summary report of your EBS limit increase requests to email subscribers each week. The SNS topic that the report is publish to has already been provisioned through Cloudformation for this lab, but you still need to subscribe your email address to it.

  1. Click on the Services dropdown at the very top of the AWS Management console
  2. Find the SNS service and go to its page
  3. Click on WeeklyEbsLimitIncreaseReport topic
  4. Click Create subscription
    • From the Protocol dropdown choose Email
    • In the Endpoint field provide your email address
    • Click Create subscription
  5. Go into your email inbox and open the confirmation link sent to you by AWS Notifications (IMPORTANT: You will NOT receive summary reports if you don’t do this step)