rds-instance-deletion-protection-enabled - AWS Config


Checks if an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) instance has deletion protection enabled. This rule is NON_COMPLIANT if an Amazon RDS instance does not have deletion protection enabled i.e deletionProtection is set to false.


Some RDS DB instances within a Cluster (Aurora/DocumentDB) will show as non-compliant.


Resource Types: AWS::RDS::DBInstance

Trigger type: Configuration changes

AWS Region: All supported AWS regions except Asia Pacific (Jakarta), Asia Pacific (Hyderabad), Asia Pacific (Osaka), Asia Pacific (Melbourne), Europe (Spain), Europe (Zurich) Region


databaseEngines (Optional)
Type: CSV

Comma-separated list of RDS database engines to include in the evaluation of the rule. For example, 'mysql, postgres, mariadb'.

AWS CloudFormation template

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