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.


Trigger type: Configuration changes

AWS Region: All supported AWS regions except China (Beijing), China (Ningxia), AWS GovCloud (US-East), AWS GovCloud (US-West), Asia Pacific (Jakarta), Asia Pacific (Osaka), Europe (Milan), Africa (Cape Town) 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.