UpdateSecurityHubConfiguration - AWS Security Hub


Updates configuration options for Security Hub.

Request Syntax

PATCH /accounts HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "AutoEnableControls": boolean, "ControlFindingGenerator": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


Whether to automatically enable new controls when they are added to standards that are enabled.

By default, this is set to true, and new controls are enabled automatically. To not automatically enable new controls, set this to false.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


Updates whether the calling account has consolidated control findings turned on. If the value for this field is set to SECURITY_CONTROL, Security Hub generates a single finding for a control check even when the check applies to multiple enabled standards.

If the value for this field is set to STANDARD_CONTROL, Security Hub generates separate findings for a control check when the check applies to multiple enabled standards.

For accounts that are part of an organization, this value can only be updated in the administrator account.

Type: String


Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


You don't have permission to perform the action specified in the request.

HTTP Status Code: 403


Internal server error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The account doesn't have permission to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 401


The request was rejected because you supplied an invalid or out-of-range value for an input parameter.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account or throttling limits. The error code describes the limit exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 429


The request was rejected because we can't find the specified resource.

HTTP Status Code: 404

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: