ec2-resources-protected-by-backup-plan - AWS Config

ec2-resources-protected-by-backup-plan

Checks if Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances are protected by a backup plan. The rule is NON_COMPLIANT if the Amazon EC2 instance is not covered by a backup plan.

Note

This rule is only applicable to running Amazon EC2 instances and not to instances that are powered down.

Identifier: EC2_RESOURCES_PROTECTED_BY_BACKUP_PLAN

Resource Types: AWS::EC2::Instance

Trigger type: Periodic

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

Parameters:

resourceTags (Optional)
Type: String

Tags for Amazon EC2 instances for the rule to check, in JSON format {"tagkey" : "tagValue"}.

resourceId (Optional)
Type: String

ID of Amazon EC2 instance for the rule to check.

crossRegionList (Optional)
Type: String

Comma-separated list of destination regions for the cross-region backup copy to be kept

crossAccountList (Optional)
Type: String

Comma-separated list of destination accounts for cross-account backup copy to be kept

maxRetentionDays (Optional)
Type: int

The maximum retention period in days for the Backup Vault Lock

minRetentionDays (Optional)
Type: int

The minimum retention period in days for the Backup Vault Lock

backupVaultLockCheck (Optional)
Type: String

Accepted values: 'True' or 'False'. Enter 'True' for the rule to check if the resource is backed up in a locked vault

AWS CloudFormation template

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