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describe-compliance-by-resource

Description

Indicates whether the specified AWS resources are compliant. If a resource is noncompliant, this action returns the number of AWS Config rules that the resource does not comply with.

A resource is compliant if it complies with all the AWS Config rules that evaluate it. It is noncompliant if it does not comply with one or more of these rules.

If AWS Config has no current evaluation results for the resource, it returns INSUFFICIENT_DATA . This result might indicate one of the following conditions about the rules that evaluate the resource:

  • AWS Config has never invoked an evaluation for the rule. To check whether it has, use the describe-config-rule-evaluation-status action to get the LastSuccessfulInvocationTime and LastFailedInvocationTime .
  • The rule's AWS Lambda function is failing to send evaluation results to AWS Config. Verify that the role that you assigned to your configuration recorder includes the config:PutEvaluations permission. If the rule is a custom rule, verify that the AWS Lambda execution role includes the config:PutEvaluations permission.
  • The rule's AWS Lambda function has returned NOT_APPLICABLE for all evaluation results. This can occur if the resources were deleted or removed from the rule's scope.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

describe-compliance-by-resource is a paginated operation. Multiple API calls may be issued in order to retrieve the entire data set of results. You can disable pagination by providing the --no-paginate argument. When using --output text and the --query argument on a paginated response, the --query argument must extract data from the results of the following query expressions: ComplianceByResources

Synopsis

  describe-compliance-by-resource
[--resource-type <value>]
[--resource-id <value>]
[--compliance-types <value>]
[--limit <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--resource-type (string)

The types of AWS resources for which you want compliance information (for example, AWS::EC2::Instance ). For this action, you can specify that the resource type is an AWS account by specifying AWS::::Account .

--resource-id (string)

The ID of the AWS resource for which you want compliance information. You can specify only one resource ID. If you specify a resource ID, you must also specify a type for ResourceType .

--compliance-types (list)

Filters the results by compliance.

The allowed values are COMPLIANT and NON_COMPLIANT .

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

Where valid values are:
  COMPLIANT
  NON_COMPLIANT
  NOT_APPLICABLE
  INSUFFICIENT_DATA

--limit (integer)

The maximum number of evaluation results returned on each page. The default is 10. You cannot specify a number greater than 100. If you specify 0, AWS Config uses the default.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--starting-token (string)

A token to specify where to start paginating. This is the next-token from a previously truncated response.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--max-items (integer)

The total number of items to return in the command's output. If the total number of items available is more than the value specified, a next-token is provided in the command's output. To resume pagination, provide the next-token value in the starting-token argument of a subsequent command. Do not use the next-token response element directly outside of the AWS CLI.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To get compliance information for your AWS resources

The following command returns compliance information for each EC2 instance that is recorded by AWS Config and that violates one or more rules:

aws configservice describe-compliance-by-resource --resource-type AWS::EC2::Instance --compliance-types NON_COMPLIANT

In the output, the value for each CappedCount attribute indicates how many rules the resource violates. For example, the following output indicates that instance i-1a2b3c4d violates 2 rules.

Output:

{
    "ComplianceByResources": [
        {
            "ResourceType": "AWS::EC2::Instance",
            "ResourceId": "i-1a2b3c4d",
            "Compliance": {
                "ComplianceContributorCount": {
                    "CappedCount": 2,
                    "CapExceeded": false
                },
                "ComplianceType": "NON_COMPLIANT"
            }
        },
        {
            "ResourceType": "AWS::EC2::Instance",
            "ResourceId": "i-2a2b3c4d ",
            "Compliance": {
                "ComplianceContributorCount": {
                    "CappedCount": 3,
                    "CapExceeded": false
                },
                "ComplianceType": "NON_COMPLIANT"
            }
        }
    ]
}

Output

ComplianceByResources -> (list)

Indicates whether the specified AWS resource complies with all of the AWS Config rules that evaluate it.

(structure)

Indicates whether an AWS resource that is evaluated according to one or more AWS Config rules is compliant. A resource is compliant if it complies with all of the rules that evaluate it. A resource is noncompliant if it does not comply with one or more of these rules.

ResourceType -> (string)

The type of the AWS resource that was evaluated.

ResourceId -> (string)

The ID of the AWS resource that was evaluated.

Compliance -> (structure)

Indicates whether the AWS resource complies with all of the AWS Config rules that evaluated it.

ComplianceType -> (string)

Indicates whether an AWS resource or AWS Config rule is compliant.

A resource is compliant if it complies with all of the AWS Config rules that evaluate it. A resource is noncompliant if it does not comply with one or more of these rules.

A rule is compliant if all of the resources that the rule evaluates comply with it. A rule is noncompliant if any of these resources do not comply.

AWS Config returns the INSUFFICIENT_DATA value when no evaluation results are available for the AWS resource or AWS Config rule.

For the Compliance data type, AWS Config supports only COMPLIANT , NON_COMPLIANT , and INSUFFICIENT_DATA values. AWS Config does not support the NOT_APPLICABLE value for the Compliance data type.

ComplianceContributorCount -> (structure)

The number of AWS resources or AWS Config rules that cause a result of NON_COMPLIANT , up to a maximum number.

CappedCount -> (integer)

The number of AWS resources or AWS Config rules responsible for the current compliance of the item.

CapExceeded -> (boolean)

Indicates whether the maximum count is reached.

NextToken -> (string)

The string that you use in a subsequent request to get the next page of results in a paginated response.