AWS GovCloud (US) User Guide
AWS GovCloud (US) User Guide

Amazon ECS

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is a highly scalable, fast, container management service that makes it easy to run, stop, and manage Docker containers on a cluster of Amazon EC2 instances.

This service has no differences between AWS GovCloud (US) Regions and the standard AWS Regions.

For more information about Amazon Elastic Container Service, see the Amazon Elastic Container Service documentation.

ITAR Boundary

AWS GovCloud (US) has an ITAR boundary, which defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-controlled data for this service in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. To maintain ITAR compliance, you must place ITAR-controlled data on the applicable part of the ITAR boundary. If you do not have any ITAR-controlled data in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions, this section does not apply to you. The following information identifies the ITAR boundary for this service:

ITAR-Regulated Data Permitted ITAR-Regulated Data Not Permitted
  • All data entered, stored, and processed within an Amazon EC2 instance and ephemeral drives can contain ITAR-regulated data.

Do not enter ITAR-regulated data in the following fields:

  • Cluster name

  • Service name

  • Attribute name

  • Attribute value

  • Task definitions

  • Task group

  • Task overrides

  • Task started by

  • Placement constraints

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