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

AWS Step Functions

AWS Step Functions makes it easy to coordinate the components of distributed applications as a series of steps in a visual workflow. You can quickly build and run state machines to execute the steps of your application in a reliable and scalable fashion.

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

For more information about AWS Step Functions, see the AWS Step Functions 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 the AWS GovCloud (US-West) 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-West) 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
  • Not applicable

  • No ITAR-regulated data can be entered, stored, or processed in AWS Step Functions.

  • AWS Step Functions metadata is not permitted to contain ITAR-regulated data. This metadata includes all of the configuration data that you enter when setting up and maintaining your workflows.

  • For example, do not enter ITAR-regulated data in the following fields:

    • State machine name

    • State machine definition

    • Activity name

    • Execution name

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