PutConfigurationRecorder - Amazon Config
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Creates a new configuration recorder to record the selected resource configurations.

You can use this action to change the role roleARN or the recordingGroup of an existing recorder. To change the role, call the action on the existing configuration recorder and specify a role.


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

If ConfigurationRecorder does not have the recordingGroup parameter specified, the default is to record all supported resource types.

Request Syntax

{ "ConfigurationRecorder": { "name": "string", "recordingGroup": { "allSupported": boolean, "includeGlobalResourceTypes": boolean, "resourceTypes": [ "string" ] }, "roleARN": "string" } }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The configuration recorder object that records each configuration change made to the resources.

Type: ConfigurationRecorder object

Required: Yes

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 have provided a configuration recorder name that is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Amazon Config throws an exception if the recording group does not contain a valid list of resource types. Values that are not valid might also be incorrectly formatted.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You have provided a null or empty role ARN.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You have reached the limit of the number of recorders you can create.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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