Amazon RDS (AWS)

Send alerts from Amazon RDS to Squadcast
Amazon RDS makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient and resizable capacity while automating time-consuming administration tasks, such as hardware provisioning, database setup, patching, and backups.
Route detailed alerts from Amazon RDS to the right users in Squadcast.

How to integrate Amazon RDS with Squadcast

  1. 1.
    Navigate to Services -> Service Overview -> select or search for your Service. Expand the accordion -> In the Alert Sources section, click Add.
2. Select Amazon RDS. Copy the displayed Webhook URL to configure it within Amazon RDS. Finish by clicking Add Alert Source -> Done.
When an alert source turns Active, it’ll show up under Configured Alert Sources, you can either generate a test alert from the integration or wait for a real-time alert to be generated by the Alert Source. An Alert Source is active if there is a recorded incident via that Alert Source for the Service.

In AWS: Configure SNS Endpoint

(1) Log in to your AWS account and proceed to SNS
(2) Click on Create topic
(3) Within the dialogue box, fill in the details as per your requirements and then click on Create topic
(4) Inside the topic, click on Create subscription
(5) Select the protocol as HTTPS and in the endpoint enter the URL you obtained from the previous step
(6) Finally, click on Create subscription to create the subscription
The Subscription ID for the subscription should immediately change to Confirmed from PendingConfirmation. Click on the refresh button to verify the same.

In AWS: Configure Amazon RDS

(1) Headover to your RDS dashboard and navigate to Event Subscriptions
(2) Click on Create event subscription
(3) Enter a suitable Name
(4) Next, select Target as Amazon Resource Name (ARN) and select the previously created ARN from the drop-down
(5) Select the appropriate Source type from the drop-down and click on Create
That's it, you are good to go! Your Amazon RDS integration is complete. Now, whenever an event is triggered by Amazon RDS, an incident will be created in Squadcast for it.