AWS GovCloud (US-West) User Guide
AWS GovCloud (US-West) User Guide

AWS Service Catalog

AWS Service Catalog allows organizations to create and manage catalogs of IT services that are approved for use on AWS. These IT services can include everything from virtual machine images, servers, software, and databases to complete multi-tier application architectures. AWS Service Catalog allows you to centrally manage commonly deployed IT services, and helps you achieve consistent governance and meet your compliance requirements, while enabling users to quickly deploy only the approved IT services they need.

The following list details the differences for using this service in the AWS GovCloud (US) Regions compared to other AWS Regions:

  • In AWS GovCloud (US) Copy Product is only supported within AWS GovCloud (US) Regions in the GovCloud partition.

  • Organizations and StackSets are not currently supported in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions.

For more information about AWS Service Catalog, see the AWS Service Catalog User Guide.

ITAR Boundary

AWS GovCloud (US) has an ITAR boundary, which defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-controlled data for this service in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. 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 the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, 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
  • ITAR-regulated data may be stored and processed on the resources provisioned using AWS Service Catalog so long as those services are utilized in an ITAR-compliant fashion.

No ITAR-regulated data may be entered, stored, or processed by AWS Service Catalog. For example, AWS Service Catalog metadata is not permitted to contain ITAR-regulated data. This metadata includes all the configuration data that you enter when creating and maintaining your Products, Actions, and Tag Options.

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