backup-plan-min-frequency-and-min-retention-check - AWS Config


Checks if a backup plan has a backup rule that satisfies the required frequency and retention period. The rule is NON_COMPLIANT if recovery points are not created at least as often as the specified frequency or expire before the specified period.


Resource Types: AWS::Backup::BackupPlan

Trigger type: Configuration changes

AWS Region: All supported AWS regions except China (Beijing), Asia Pacific (Jakarta), Middle East (UAE), Asia Pacific (Hyderabad), Asia Pacific (Osaka), Asia Pacific (Melbourne), Europe (Spain), China (Ningxia), Europe (Zurich) Region


requiredFrequencyValue (Optional)
Type: int
Default: 1

Numerical value for required backup frequency. Maximum of 24 for hours, 31 for days.

requiredRetentionDays (Optional)
Type: int
Default: 35

Required retention period in days.

requiredFrequencyUnit (Optional)
Type: String
Default: days

Unit of time for required backup frequency. Accepted values: 'hours', 'days'.

AWS CloudFormation template

To create AWS Config managed rules with AWS CloudFormation templates, see Creating AWS Config Managed Rules With AWS CloudFormation Templates.