AWS Config
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Checks whether the specified resource type has a CloudWatch alarm for the specified metric. For resource type, you can specify EBS volumes, EC2 instances, RDS clusters, or S3 buckets.


Trigger type: Periodic



AWS resource type. The value can be one of the following:

  • AWS::EC2::Volume

  • AWS::EC2::Instance

  • AWS::S3::Bucket


The name of the metric associated with the alarm (for example, "CPUUtilization" for EC2 instances).

AWS CloudFormation template

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

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