Notify via AWS SNS AWS SNS Notify


The AWS SNS Notify transform enables you to send notifications from an Apache Hop pipeline via Amazon Web Services Simple Notification Service to subscribed users.

Supported Engines

Hop Engine









Before the first execution you need to create an IAM-Role (e.g. for usage on EC2/ECS) or an IAM-User with an AWS Key and Secret and attach the required policies for pushing notifications via SNS.

You also need to create one ore more subscription topics you want to push the messages to.


AWS Settings tab

option description

Use AWS Credentials chain

Apache Hop tries to pick up the AWS credentials from the host environment. For more information, check the Credentials docs.

AWS Access Key

your AWS Access Key (AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID)

AWS Secret Access Key

the secret for your AWS Access Key (AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY)

AWS Region

the AWS-Region the service is running in.


On the Notifications Tab you can define the behaviour when notifications will be send, the topicARN, the content and a Field for the MessageID.

Option Description

Event type

please choose whether a notifications should be send with:

  • the first row (recommended)

  • or for each row (be carefully not to spam your users!).

Message ID

for each notification a Message-ID is retrieved from SNS. This can be written to an output field defined here.

SNS-Fields table

In the table only three rows are valid (all others will be ignored an refused on save/load of transformation).

All rows can be specified either from a field (Field column) or as a static value (Static value column). Toggle between field or static value with the Value in Field? option.

  • topicARN: the ARN for your SNS topic

  • Subject: the subject for the notification you want to send

  • Message: the message you want to send

Metadata Injection Support

All fields of this transform support metadata injection.