The following steps describe the process of creating a CloudWatch alarm:
- Open CloudWatch console by navigating to https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/ on your browser. It brings you to the CloudWatch dashboard.
- Click on Alarms, as shown in the following screenshot:
Figure 7.2: CloudWatch dashboard
- Click on the Create Alarm button, as shown in the following screenshot:
Figure 7.3: Create Alarm
- Click on Per-Instance Metrics:, as shown in the next screenshot. This window shows multiple categories of metrics ...