Resource - AWS CloudTrail


Specifies the type and name of a resource referenced by an event.



The name of the resource referenced by the event returned. These are user-created names whose values will depend on the environment. For example, the resource name might be "auto-scaling-test-group" for an Auto Scaling Group or "i-1234567" for an EC2 Instance.

Type: String

Required: No


The type of a resource referenced by the event returned. When the resource type cannot be determined, null is returned. Some examples of resource types are: Instance for EC2, Trail for CloudTrail, DBInstance for Amazon RDS, and AccessKey for IAM. To learn more about how to look up and filter events by the resource types supported for a service, see Filtering CloudTrail Events.

Type: String

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: