rds-instance-default-admin-check - AWS Config


Checks if an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) database has changed the admin username from its default value. This rule will only run on RDS database instances. The rule is NON_COMPLIANT if the admin username is set to the default value.


Resource Types: AWS::RDS::DBInstance

Trigger type: Configuration changes

AWS Region: All supported AWS regions except China (Beijing), Asia Pacific (Melbourne), AWS GovCloud (US-East), AWS GovCloud (US-West), China (Ningxia) Region


validAdminUserNames (Optional)
Type: CSV

Comma-separated list of admin username(s) that Amazon RDS instances can use. (Cannot include 'postgres' or 'admin' as valid username(s) as these are default values.)

AWS CloudFormation template

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