Aqua CSPM

Auto Scaling Notifications Active

Quick Info

Plugin TitleAuto Scaling Notifications Active
CloudAWS
CategoryAutoScaling
DescriptionEnsures auto scaling groups have notifications active.
More InfoNotifications can be sent to an SNS endpoint when scaling actions occur, which should be set to ensure all scaling activity is recorded.
AWS Linkhttps://docs.aws.amazon.com/autoscaling/ec2/userguide/ASGettingNotifications.html
Recommended ActionAdd a notification endpoint to the auto scaling group.

Detailed Remediation Steps

  1. Log in to the AWS Management Console.
  2. Select the “Services” option and search for EC2.
  3. In the EC2 Management console, scroll down and click on the “Auto Scaling groups” at the bottom.
  4. On the “Auto Scaling groups” page, select the Auto Scaling group which needs to be verified for the active notifications.
  5. On the “Auto Scaling group”, click on the “Activity” tab and check if any notifications are currently specified or not.If “No notifications are currently specified” is showing it means the selected group don’t have any active notifications.
  6. Repeat steps number 2 - 5 to check other Auto Scaling groups in the account.
  7. Navigate to the EC2 console using the link https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/ .
  8. Scroll down the EC2 console page, select the Auto Scaling groups and select the Auto Scaling group which needs to have notifications enabled.
  9. Click on the “Activity” tab, select the “Create notification” option at the top right corner.
  10. On the “Create notification” tab, click on the “Create a topic” option if you don’t have the SNS topic already configured.
  11. Enter the “Send a notification to” and email address details to whom you want to send the notifications and click on the “Create” button.
  12. Repeat steps number 7 - 11 to add a notification endpoint to the Auto Scaling group.