Description

The EBS Volume Snapshot Report action can be used to produce a report for EBS volumes and EBS snapshots. The report can be an email or a CSV file.

A sample report looks like this:

Settings

Please see Common Action Settings for a description of settings common to all action types.

Volume Identification Method

Indicates the method in which volumes will be selected. Possible options include:

  • All Volumes - All volumes will be included in the report
  • Volume ID - Volumes with the specified IDs will be selected
  • Resource Tag - Volumes with the specified resource tag value will be selected

Volume IDs

Indicate the list of volume IDs of your EBS volumes. Volume IDs usually looks like "vol-84a3dc7b". All volumes must reside in the region specified.

Multiple volumes can be added by clicking "Add many volumes". In the dialog that appears, enter a space-, comma-, or line-seperated list of volume IDs.

Resource Tag Name

Indicates the resource tag name to use when selecting volumes.

Resource Tag Value

Indicates the resource tag value to compare when selecting volumes.

Warnings

Indicate the required minimum number of EBS snapshots for an EBS volume to receive a "warning".

Alerts

Indicate the required minimum number of EBS snapshots for an EBS volume to receive an "alert".

Report Target

Indicates the method in which the report will be sent.

Target Email

Indicate the target email address to which the reports will be sent. Possible options include:

  • Primary
  • Alternates

Alternate Email Addresses

Indicates the alternate email addresses to which the reports will be sent.

Report Format

Specify the format of the report. Possible options include:

  • Email
  • HTML file emailed
  • CSV file emailed

Amazon Commands Used

The following Amazon AWS commands are used. The access key should have permission to execute all of them.

  • ec2:DescribeInstances
  • ec2:DescribeSnapshots
  • ec2:DescribeVolumes
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