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Amazon Web Services - Alert on AutoScale or Cloudwatch via SQS

Project Description


Alerting mechanism for AWS SQS Queues

Multiple handlers for targeting different messages.

Design for performing actions based on AutoScale messages sent to an SNS queue that then forward to an SQS queue.

Can also be used to consume CloudWatch Alerts, delete Chef Nodes/Clients on terminate and update statsD metrics.

# Stable Version
pip install aws-sqs-alert

# Development Version
pip install git+git://

# PyPi


# Sample Configuration
"region" : "us-east-1",
"sleep" : 120,
"delete" : false,
"queue" : "queuename",
"log" : "/var/log/autoscale-alert.log",
"handler_location" : "",
"log_level" : "INFO",
"num_messages" : 10,
"active_handlers" : [
"handler_config" : {
"chef_handler" : {
"graphite_handler" : {
"statsd_host" : "statsd.domain.ext"

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