Create a topic in AWS

Create a topic, then subscribe to it. You can optionally publish a test message to the topic.

Before you begin

Ensure you have an account in AWS.

Role required: Responder, Manager, or Administrator

About this task

Note: While this integration with a third-party product is supported, the documentation here is based upon information provided by that third-party. More current information about the operation of that third-party’s system may be available from them directly.


  1. Log in to the AWS console.
    The AWS console.
  2. Search for Simple Notification Service.
    Simple Notification Service.
  3. Open Simple Notification Service.
    Simple Notification Service.
  4. In the left navigation pane, click Topics.
    Click to open the Topics option.
  5. Click Create topic.
    The Create topic page appears.
  6. Select the type of the topic.
  7. In the Name field, enter a name for the topic.
    The Create topic page.
  8. Scroll down and click Create topic.
    A new topic is created.
    New topic appears in the Topics list.

What to do next

Configure a webhook in AWS