Billing Alerts allow you to create spend based alerts which trigger an email when a certain spend is reached.
- On the Left Sidebar, click Billing.
- The Billing page opens.
- Click Billing Alerts.
- From the Billing Alerts screen, select the account you want to create a billing alert for, then click Add New Alert.
- Select the type of alert and a parameter for the alert:
- $ is for a spend based alert. The alert is based on total AWS spend for the current month.
- % is for a percentage based alert. The alert is based on a comparison of the previous month's bill.
- Click the ☑ button to save your alert.
- You'll receive an email alert when your account reaches the relevant threshold.