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Updates a scheduled audit, including which checks are performed and how often the audit takes place.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--frequency <value>]
[--day-of-month <value>]
[--day-of-week <value>]
[--target-check-names <value>]
--scheduled-audit-name <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--frequency (string)

How often the scheduled audit takes place. Can be one of "DAILY", "WEEKLY", "BIWEEKLY", or "MONTHLY". The start time of each audit is determined by the system.

Possible values:


--day-of-month (string)

The day of the month on which the scheduled audit takes place. Can be "1" through "31" or "LAST". This field is required if the "frequency" parameter is set to "MONTHLY". If days 29-31 are specified, and the month does not have that many days, the audit takes place on the "LAST" day of the month.

--day-of-week (string)

The day of the week on which the scheduled audit takes place. Can be one of "SUN", "MON", "TUE", "WED", "THU", "FRI", or "SAT". This field is required if the "frequency" parameter is set to "WEEKLY" or "BIWEEKLY".

Possible values:

  • SUN
  • MON
  • TUE
  • WED
  • THU
  • FRI
  • SAT

--target-check-names (list)

Which checks are performed during the scheduled audit. Checks must be enabled for your account. (Use DescribeAccountAuditConfiguration to see the list of all checks, including those that are enabled or use UpdateAccountAuditConfiguration to select which checks are enabled.)


"string" "string" ...

--scheduled-audit-name (string)

The name of the scheduled audit. (Max. 128 chars)

--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.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


To update a scheduled audit definition

The following update-scheduled-audit example changes the target check names for an AWS IoT Device Defender scheduled audit.

aws iot update-scheduled-audit \
    --scheduled-audit-name WednesdayCertCheck \


    "scheduledAuditArn": "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:scheduledaudit/WednesdayCertCheck"

For more information, see Audit Commands in the AWS IoT Developer Guide.


scheduledAuditArn -> (string)

The ARN of the scheduled audit.