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[ aws . configservice ]

describe-configuration-recorders

Description

Returns the details for the specified configuration recorders. If the configuration recorder is not specified, this action returns the details for all configuration recorders associated with the account.

Note

Currently, you can specify only one configuration recorder per region in your account.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  describe-configuration-recorders
[--configuration-recorder-names <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]

Options

--configuration-recorder-names (list)

A list of configuration recorder names.

(string)

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--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. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

Examples

Note

To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To get details about the configuration recorder

The following command returns details about the default configuration recorder:

aws configservice describe-configuration-recorders

Output:

{
    "ConfigurationRecorders": [
        {
            "recordingGroup": {
                "allSupported": true,
                "resourceTypes": [],
                "includeGlobalResourceTypes": true
            },
            "roleARN": "arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/config-ConfigRole-A1B2C3D4E5F6",
            "name": "default"
        }
    ]
}

Output

ConfigurationRecorders -> (list)

A list that contains the descriptions of the specified configuration recorders.

(structure)

An object that represents the recording of configuration changes of an Amazon Web Services resource.

name -> (string)

The name of the recorder. By default, Config automatically assigns the name "default" when creating the configuration recorder. You cannot change the assigned name.

roleARN -> (string)

Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM role used to describe the Amazon Web Services resources associated with the account.

Note

While the API model does not require this field, the server will reject a request without a defined roleARN for the configuration recorder.

recordingGroup -> (structure)

Specifies the types of Amazon Web Services resources for which Config records configuration changes.

allSupported -> (boolean)

Specifies whether Config records configuration changes for every supported type of regional resource.

If you set this option to true , when Config adds support for a new type of regional resource, it starts recording resources of that type automatically.

If you set this option to true , you cannot enumerate a list of resourceTypes .

includeGlobalResourceTypes -> (boolean)

Specifies whether Config includes all supported types of global resources (for example, IAM resources) with the resources that it records.

Before you can set this option to true , you must set the allSupported option to true .

If you set this option to true , when Config adds support for a new type of global resource, it starts recording resources of that type automatically.

The configuration details for any global resource are the same in all regions. To prevent duplicate configuration items, you should consider customizing Config in only one region to record global resources.

resourceTypes -> (list)

A comma-separated list that specifies the types of Amazon Web Services resources for which Config records configuration changes (for example, AWS::EC2::Instance or AWS::CloudTrail::Trail ).

To record all configuration changes, you must set the allSupported option to true .

If you set this option to false , when Config adds support for a new type of resource, it will not record resources of that type unless you manually add that type to your recording group.

For a list of valid resourceTypes values, see the resourceType Value column in Supported Amazon Web Services resource Types .

(string)