AWS Config
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Checks whether all of the specified applications are installed on the instance. Optionally, specify the minimum acceptable version. You can also specify the platform to apply the rule only to instances running that platform.


Ensure that SSM agent is running on the EC2 instance and configure SSM agents.


Trigger type: Configuration changes



Comma-separated list of application names. Optionally, specify versions appended with ":" (for example, "Chrome:0.5.3, FireFox").

Note The application names must be an exact match. For example, use firefox on Linux or firefox-compat on Amazon Linux. In addition, AWS Config does not currently support wildcards for the applicationNames parameter (for example, firefox*).


The platform type (for example, "Linux" or "Windows").

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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