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22 MAY 2019
Create Alarms based on previous data
EC2
CloudWatch
Operational Excellence

Takes all the EC2 server and calculates the average CPUUtilization of last one month for all the Servers. Using this average CPUUtilization as threshold, new alarms are being created for the servers that doesn't have an alarm already.

RDS Performance Insights
RDS
Operational Excellence
Operational Excellence

To determine if your Amazon RDS database instances are using Performance Insights feature, AWS Relational Database Service (RDS) Performance Insights feature provides you instant visibility into the nature of the workloads on your Amazon RDS databases and helps you find the cause of any performance issue found on those databases.

RDS Multi-AZ
Operational Excellence
RDS
Operational Excellence

To determine if your RDS clusters are using Multi-AZ configuration for high availability.

RDS Automated Backups Enabled
RDS
Operational Excellence
Operational Excellence

Ensure that your RDS database instances have automated backups enabled for point-in-time recovery. To back up your database instances, AWS RDS take automatically a full daily snapshot of your data.

Older EC2 AMI's
EC2
Operational Excellence

This template takes the AMI's which are older than 15 days in your AWS account and deregister them. Deleting unused images is a good practice to remove junk from your aws account.

Report Redshift clusters without tags.
Amazon Redshift
Operational Excellence
Operational Excellence

This workflow sends a report of Redshift clusters which does not have tags established by their organisations. Which tags are missing can be found in the report generated.

Network ACL Change Events
Operational Excellence
VPC
CloudTrail

Send report of all the Network ACL changes in your AWS account i.e. if any operations like create/delete Network ACL or create/delete/replace Network ACL entry is performed in your AWS account then this workflow will generate a report of it and send it to your email.

AWS EC2 instances without cloudWatch alarms (Custom metric)
EC2
CloudWatch
Operational Excellence
Operational Excellence

Send report for all the EC2 Instances without a cloudwatch alarm attached to them.

ElasticSearch Domains without CloudWatch Alarms
Elasticsearch Service
CloudWatch
Operational Excellence
Operational Excellence

Send report of all the elasticSearch domains without a cloudwatch alarm attached to them.

S3 Bucket Policy Change Events
Operational Excellence
S3
CloudTrail

Send report of all the S3 bucket policy changes in your AWS account i.e. if any operations like put/delete bucket policy is performed in your AWS account then this workflow will generate a report of it and send it to your email.

IAM Users Without "AWSSupportAccess" Policy
IAM
Operational Excellence
Operational Excellence

Send report of IAM users which does not have "AWSSupportAccess" policy attached.

Expired ACM Certificates
Certificate Manager
Security
Operational Excellence
Security
AWS Best Practices

Having expired ACM certificates lying around is not a AWS best practice and can potentially affect your application, in case they are picked during deployment.

Total Number of EC2 Instance
EC2
Operational Excellence
Operational Excellence
Cost Saving

This workflow periodically finds if number of instances in your account are more than the limit set by you (default limit is 50) and sends a Email or Slack notification.

VPC Flow Logs Enabled
Operational Excellence
Operational Excellence
VPC

Sends a report of VPC's in your AWS account if the flow logs are not enabled for them.

ElastiCache Clusters without CloudWatch Alarms
ElastiCache
CloudWatch
Operational Excellence
Operational Excellence

Send a report of ElastiCache clusters without a cloudwatch alarm attached to them.