Creating an Amazon SNS Topic
AWS Simple Notification Service (SNS) is a pub/sub (publish/subscribe) messaging service. SNS enables sending messages between your AWS services and third-party services or devices. With SNS, communication between services and parties is decoupled, which allows you to build complex yet resilient messaging flows. SNS can be used to send messages to many recipients. A common use-case for SNS is delivering notifications to end-users on mobile devices or desktops.
An SNS topic is a named communication channel.
In this lab step, you will create an SNS topic.
1. In the AWS Management Console search bar, enter SNS, and click the Simple Notification Service result under Services:
2. In the left-hand side menu, click Topics:
If you can't see the left-hand menu, to expand it, click the following:
3. Click Create topic:
4. In the Create topic form, ensure to have selected the Standard type, and enter the following values accepting the defaults for values not specified:
- Name: lab-topic
You can leave the Display name field empty for this Lab. When you create topics where the recipients receive messages over SMS (Short Message Service) you are required to provide a value.
5. At the bottom of the form, click Create topic:
In this Lab Step you created an SNS topic using the AWS Console.
Check that the SNS topic has been created