cw-loggroup-retention-period-check - AWS Config


Checks whether Amazon CloudWatch LogGroup retention period is set to specific number of days. The rule is NON_COMPLIANT if the retention period is not set or is less than the configured retention period.


Trigger type: Periodic

AWS Region: All supported AWS regions except Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region


LogGroupNames (Optional)
Type: CSV

A comma-separated list of Log Group names to check the retention period.

MinRetentionTime (Optional)
Type: int

Specify the retention time. Valid values are: 1, 3, 5, 7, 14, 30, 60, 90, 120, 150, 180, 365, 400, 545, 731, 1827, and 3653. The default retention period is 365 days.

AWS CloudFormation template

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