rds-storage-encrypted - AWS Config


Checks if storage encryption is enabled for your Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) DB instances. The rule is NON_COMPLIANT if storage encryption is not enabled.


Resource Types: AWS::RDS::DBInstance

Trigger type: Configuration changes

AWS Region: All supported AWS regions


kmsKeyId (Optional)
Type: String

KMS key ID or Amazon Resource Name (ARN) used to encrypt the storage.

Proactive Evaluation

For steps on how to run this rule in proactive mode, see Evaluating Your Resources with AWS Config Rules. For this rule to return COMPLIANT in proactive mode, the resource configuration schema for the StartResourceEvaluation API needs to include the following inputs, encoded as a string:

"ResourceConfiguration": ... { "StorageEncrypted": BOOLEAN } ...

For more information on proactive evaluation, see Evaluation Mode.

AWS CloudFormation template

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