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[ aws . configservice ]

describe-configuration-recorders

Description

Returns the details for the specified configuration recorders. If the configuration recorder is not specified, this action returns the details for all configuration recorders associated with the account.

Note

Currently, you can specify only one configuration recorder per region in your account.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  describe-configuration-recorders
[--configuration-recorder-names <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--configuration-recorder-names (list)

A list of configuration recorder names.

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To get details about the configuration recorder

The following command returns details about the default configuration recorder:

aws configservice describe-configuration-recorders

Output:

{
    "ConfigurationRecorders": [
        {
            "recordingGroup": {
                "allSupported": true,
                "resourceTypes": [],
                "includeGlobalResourceTypes": true
            },
            "roleARN": "arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/config-ConfigRole-A1B2C3D4E5F6",
            "name": "default"
        }
    ]
}

Output

ConfigurationRecorders -> (list)

A list that contains the descriptions of the specified configuration recorders.

(structure)

An object that represents the recording of configuration changes of an AWS resource.

name -> (string)

The name of the recorder. By default, AWS Config automatically assigns the name "default" when creating the configuration recorder. You cannot change the assigned name.

roleARN -> (string)

Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM role used to describe the AWS resources associated with the account.

recordingGroup -> (structure)

Specifies the types of AWS resources for which AWS Config records configuration changes.

allSupported -> (boolean)

Specifies whether AWS Config records configuration changes for every supported type of regional resource.

If you set this option to true , when AWS Config adds support for a new type of regional resource, it starts recording resources of that type automatically.

If you set this option to true , you cannot enumerate a list of resourceTypes .

includeGlobalResourceTypes -> (boolean)

Specifies whether AWS Config includes all supported types of global resources (for example, IAM resources) with the resources that it records.

Before you can set this option to true , you must set the allSupported option to true .

If you set this option to true , when AWS Config adds support for a new type of global resource, it starts recording resources of that type automatically.

The configuration details for any global resource are the same in all regions. To prevent duplicate configuration items, you should consider customizing AWS Config in only one region to record global resources.

resourceTypes -> (list)

A comma-separated list that specifies the types of AWS resources for which AWS Config records configuration changes (for example, AWS::EC2::Instance or AWS::CloudTrail::Trail ).

Before you can set this option to true , you must set the allSupported option to false .

If you set this option to true , when AWS Config adds support for a new type of resource, it will not record resources of that type unless you manually add that type to your recording group.

For a list of valid resourceTypes values, see the resourceType Value column in Supported AWS Resource Types .

(string)