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 not valid. Verify that your parameters are valid and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The AWS Config rule in the request is not valid. Verify that the rule is an AWS Config Process Check rule, that the rule name is correct, and that valid Amazon Resouce Names (ARNs) are used before trying 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: