PutExternalEvaluation - AWS Config


Add or updates the evaluations for process checks. This API checks if the rule is a process check when the name of the AWS Config rule is provided.

Request Syntax

{ "ConfigRuleName": "string", "ExternalEvaluation": { "Annotation": "string", "ComplianceResourceId": "string", "ComplianceResourceType": "string", "ComplianceType": "string", "OrderingTimestamp": number } }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The name of the AWS Config rule.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: .*\S.*

Required: Yes


An ExternalEvaluation object that provides details about compliance.

Type: ExternalEvaluation object

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


One or more of the specified parameters are invalid. Verify that your parameters are valid and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more AWS Config rules in the request are invalid. Verify that the rule names are correct and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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