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AWS Quota Monitoring
Setting up proactive monitoring for your AWS Quotas
Amazon Web Services maintains service limits on each AWS account to help guarantee the availability of AWS resources, as well as to minimize billing risks for the customers.
You must have AWS Business or Enterprise Support in order to use this feature.
However, when you launch a new workload or need additional resources within the existing workloads, you may receive an error message similar to this one.
"Elastic IP address could not be allocated."
Note: This error is related to the AWS Elastic IP service limits but you may experience service limit error related to another AWS service.
For circumstances like these, we've added Service Limit and Quota Monitoring to the Cloud Management Platform. Once you link an Amazon Web Services IAM Role to the CMP with the requisite permissions for Quota Monitoring, you will receive automatic notifications whenever you hit the 80% threshold of your AWS service limits.

Setting up requisite permissions for Quota Monitoring

Read this article to see how to link your AWS IAM Role, and specifically this section to see how to give the requisite permissions for AWS Quota Monitoring.

Adding the Quotas widget to your dashboard

Once set up, you can add the 'Amazon Web Services Quotas' widget to any of your dashboards within the Cloud Management Platform. You will also start receiving the email notifications as you get close or reach the service limits.
To do so, first go to the dashboard you'd like to add the widget to. Then, locate the 'Add Widgets' button in the lower-right corner of your screen and find the 'Amazon Web Services Quotas' option.
A screenshot of the Amazon Web Services Quotas option
Finally, click on the widget option to add it as a widget to your dashboard.
A screenshot of the quotas widget
To request a quota increase, click on the 'Modify' button and read the instructions provided by AWS in their documentation of service quotas.

Monitored Services

    Low Utilization Amazon EC2 Instance
    Idle Load Balancers
    Underutilized Amazon EBS Volume
    Unassociated Elastic IP Address
    Security Groups - Specific Port
    Security Groups - Unrestricted
    IAM Use
    Amazon S3 Bucket Permissions
    MFA on Root Account
    IAM Password Policy
    Amazon RDS Security Group Access
    Amazon EBS Snapshots
    Amazon EC2 Availability Zone Balance
    Load Balancer Optimization
    VPN Tunnel Redundancy
    High Utilization Amazon EC2 Instance
    Auto Scaling Group Resources
    Amazon RDS Backups
    Amazon RDS Multi-AZ
    Auto Scaling Group Health Check
    Amazon S3 Bucket Logging
    Amazon EBS Provisioned IOPS (SSD) Volume Attachment Configuration
    Large Number of Rules in an EC2
    Large Number of EC2 Security Group Rules Applied to an Instance
    Amazon RDS Idle DB Instances
    Amazon Route 53 Alias Resource Record Sets
    Amazon Route 53 Name Server Delegations
    Amazon Route 53 High TTL Resource Record Sets
    Overutilized Amazon EBS Magnetic Volumes
    CloudFront Content Delivery Optimization
    Amazon Route 53 Latency Resource Record Sets
    Amazon Route 53 MX Resource Record Sets and Sender Policy Framework
    Amazon Route 53 Failover Resource Record Sets
    Amazon Route 53 Deleted Health Checks
    AWS CloudTrail Logging
    ELB Listener Security
    ELB Security Groups
    ELB Cross-Zone Load Balancing
    ELB Connection Draining
    CloudFront Header Forwarding and Cache Hit Ratio
    CloudFront Custom SSL Certificates in the IAM Certificate Store
    CloudFront SSL Certificate on the Origin Server
    Amazon EC2 to EBS Throughput Optimization
    CloudFront Alternate Domain Names
    IAM Access Key Rotation
    Exposed Access Keys
    Underutilized Amazon Redshift Clusters
    Amazon EC2 Reserved Instance Lease Expiration
    Amazon S3 Bucket Versioning
    AWS Direct Connect Connection Redundancy
    AWS Direct Connect Location Redundancy
    AWS Direct Connect Virtual Interface Redundancy
    Amazon Aurora DB Instance Accessibility
    PV Driver Version for EC2 Windows Instances
    EC2Config Service for EC2 Windows Instances
    Amazon EBS Public Snapshots
    Amazon RDS Public Snapshots
    EC2 On-Demand Instances
    SES Daily Sending Quota
    EBS Provisioned IOPS (SSD) Volume Aggregate IOPS
    EBS Provisioned IOPS SSD (io1) Volume Storage
    EBS Active Volumes
    EBS Active Snapshots
    EBS General Purpose SSD (gp2) Volume Storage
    EBS Magnetic (standard) Volume Storage
    EC2 Elastic IP Addresses
    EC2 Reserved Instance Leases
    Kinesis Shards per Region
    CloudFormation Stacks
    Auto Scaling Launch Configurations
    Auto Scaling Groups
    VPC
    VPC Internet Gateways
    VPC Elastic IP Address
    IAM Instance Profiles
    IAM Roles
    IAM Policies
    IAM Users
    IAM Server Certificates
    IAM Group
    ELB Classic Load Balancers
    RDS Cluster Roles
    RDS Cluster Parameter Groups
    RDS Clusters
    RDS Reserved Instances
    RDS Subnets per Subnet Group
    RDS Subnet Groups
    RDS Option Groups
    RDS Event Subscriptions
    RDS DB Manual Snapshots
    RDS Total Storage Quota
    RDS DB Parameter Groups
    RDS Read Replicas per Master
    RDS DB Security Groups
    RDS DB Instances
    RDS Max Auths per Security Group
    EBS Throughput Optimized HDD (st1) Volume Storage
    EBS Cold HDD (sc1) Volume Storage
    DynamoDB Read Capacity
    DynamoDB Write Capacity
    Route 53 Max Health Checks
    Route 53 Hosted Zones
    Route 53 Reusable Delegation Sets
    Route 53 Traffic Policies
    Route 53 Traffic Policy Instances
    ENA Driver Version for EC2 Windows Instances
    NVMe Driver Version for EC2 Windows Instances
    Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances Optimization
    ELB Application Load Balancers
    ELB Network Load Balancers
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