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How to set up a billing alarm on AWS

The video will show you how to set up a billing alert on AWS. We will do this by setting the alarm in AWS CloudWatch. To begin you will need to:

  1. log into your AWS account.
  2. Next you will need to navigate to the N Virginia region.
  3. Once in the region you can open Cloud watch t
  4. Then Click on billing
  5. Click create alarm
  6. Select metric
  7. Select USD
  8. Enter the value you want, in our case 100 USD
  9. Click create a new topic and enter you email
  10. Be sure to verify your email
  11. Click next
  12. Give your alarm a name and click next
  13. Click create alarm.

A full video tutorial can be seen here: