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Amazon Resource Groups document history

ChangeDescriptionDate

Updated Amazon managed polices ResourceGroupsandTagEditorFullAccess and ResourceGroupsandTagEditorReadOnlyAccess

Resource Groups updated two Amazon managed policies to add additional Amazon CloudFormation permissions.

August 10, 2023

Resource Groups service quotas

You can now view Resource Groups quota limits using Service Quotas.

June 29, 2023

IAM best practices update

Updated guide to align with the IAM best practices. For more information, see Security best practices in IAM.

January 3, 2023

Tag Editor information has been moved to its own guide

The documentation for Tag Editor has been removed from this guide and moved to the new Tag Editor User Guide.

December 13, 2022

Resource groups can now include resources of Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra)

Amazon Resource Groups now supports including resources for Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra) in a resource group.

October 20, 2022

Deprecation of resource types

The following resource types are no longer supported by Tag Editor: AWS::RoboMaker::Robot, AWS::RoboMaker::Fleet, and AWS::RoboMaker::DeploymentJob.

May 17, 2022

New Amazon managed policy - ResourceGroupsServiceRolePolicy

Resource Groups added a new Amazon managed policy in Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) to support the service's service-linked role.

January 12, 2022

Group lifecycle events

Resource Groups can now generate events in Amazon CloudWatch Events to alert you when changes happen to your resource groups.

January 12, 2022

Resource groups can now be used by Amazon VPC Network Access Analyzer to monitor unwanted network traffic to your Amazon resources.

You can use Amazon Resource Groups to specify the sources and destinations for your network access requirements.

December 3, 2021

Added support for resources of Amazon Resilience Hub

Amazon Resource Groups now supports including resources for Amazon Resilience Hub in a resource group.

November 18, 2021

Added support for resources of Amazon Pinpoint

Amazon Resource Groups now supports including resources for Amazon Pinpoint in a resource group.

November 11, 2021

Added support for resource groups that are configured and managed by AppRegistry

Amazon Resource Groups now supports resource groups that contain service configurations for resources in applications that you create by using Amazon Service Catalog AppRegistry. For more information, see Service Configurations in the Amazon Resource Groups API Reference.

September 15, 2021

Added support for resources of Amazon OpenSearch Service

Amazon Resource Groups now supports including resources for Amazon OpenSearch Service in a resource group.

August 11, 2021

Added support for resources of Amazon Braket

Amazon Resource Groups now supports including resources for Amazon Braket in a resource group.

June 30, 2021

Added support for resources of Amazon EMR Containers

Amazon Resource Groups now supports including resources for Amazon EMR containers in a resource group.

April 27, 2021

Added support for resources of additional Amazon services

Amazon Resource Groups now supports including resources for the following services in a resource group: Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer, Amazon Elastic Inference, Amazon Forecast, Amazon Fraud Detector, and Service Quotas.

February 25, 2021

Added chapter on security and compliance.

Discusses how Resource Groups protects your information and complies with regulatory standards.

July 30, 2020

Added support for resource groups that are configured for Amazon services

You can now create resource groups that are associated with an Amazon service and that configure how the service can interact with the resources that are in the group. In this first release of the feature, you can create a resource group that contains Amazon EC2 capacity reservations and then launch Amazon EC2 instances into the group. If there's capacity in one or more of the group's reservations that match your instance, then that instance uses the reservation. If the instance doesn't match any available reservations in the group, then it launches as an on-demand instance. For more information, see Working with capacity reservation groups in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances.

July 29, 2020

Added support for Amazon IoT Greengrass resources.

More resource types are now supported by Amazon Resource Groups and Tag Editor.

March 25, 2020

View operations data for Amazon Resource Groups

In the Amazon Systems Manager console, the Amazon Resource Groups page displays operations data for a selected group on four tabs: Details, Config, CloudTrail, OpsItems. These tabs are not available when viewing a group in the Resource Groups console. You can use the information on these tabs to help you understand which resources in a group are compliant and working correctly and which resources require action. If you need to take action on a resource, you can use Systems Manager Automation runbooks to perform common operations maintenance and troubleshooting tasks. For more information, see Viewing operations data for Amazon Resource Groups in the Amazon Systems Manager User Guide.

March 16, 2020

Check for compliance with tag policies

After you create and attach tag policies to accounts using Amazon Organizations, you can find noncompliant tags on resources in your organization's accounts.

November 26, 2019

Support for more resource types

More resource types are now supported by Amazon Resource Groups and Tag Editor.

October 4, 2019

New resource types supported by Amazon Resource Groups

More resource types are now supported by Amazon Resource Groups, especially for groups based on an Amazon CloudFormation stack.

August 5, 2019

New resource types supported by Amazon Resource Groups

Amazon API Gateway REST APIs, Amazon CloudWatch Events events, and Amazon SNS topics are now supported resource types in Amazon Resource Groups.

June 27, 2019

Tag Editor now supports finding untagged resources

You can now search for resources in Tag Editor that do not have tag values applied for a specific tag key.

June 18, 2019

New resource types supported by Amazon Resource Groups and Tag Editor

Over 50 new resource types have been added to Amazon Resource Groups and Tag Editor support.

June 6, 2019

Amazon Resource Groups and Tag Editor console moves out of Amazon Systems Manager console

The Amazon Resource Groups and Tag Editor console is now independent from the Systems Manager console. Although you can still find pointers to the Amazon Resource Groups console in the Systems Manager left navigation bar, you can open the Resource Groups and Tag Editor console directly from the drop-down menu at the upper left of the Amazon Web Services Management Console.

June 5, 2019

New Resource Groups authorization and access control features

Resource Groups now supports action-based policies, resource-level permissions, and authorization based on tags.

May 24, 2019

Older, legacy Resource Groups and Tag Editor tools are no longer available

Mentions of older, classic, or legacy Resource Groups and Tag Editor have been removed; these tools are no longer available in Amazon. Use Amazon Resource Groups and Tag Editor instead.

May 14, 2019

Tag Editor now supports tagging resources across multiple regions

Tag Editor now lets you search for and manage tags of resources across multiple regions, with your current region added to resource queries by default.

May 2, 2019

Tag Editor now supports exporting query results to a CSV

You can export the results of a query on the Find Resources to tag page to a CSV-formatted file. A new Region column is shown in Tag Editor query results. Tag Editor now lets you search for resources that have empty values for a specific tag key. Tag key values auto-complete as you type a unique value among existing keys.

April 2, 2019

Tag Editor now supports adding all resource types to a query

You can apply tags to up to 20 individual resource types in a single operation, or you can choose All resource types to query all resource types in a region. Autocompletion has been added to the Tag key field of a query to help enable consistent tag keys among resources. If tag changes fail on some resources, you can retry tag changes on just resources for which tag changes failed.

March 19, 2019

Tag Editor now supports multiple resource types in a search

You can apply tags to up to 20 resource types in a single operation. You can also choose the columns that are shown to you in search results, including columns for each unique tag key found in your search results or selected resources from results.

February 26, 2019

Documentation added for new Tag Editor

The "Working with Tag Editor" section describes how to use the new Amazon Tag Editor console experience.

February 13, 2019

New resource types supported for groups in Resource Groups

Added new resource types that are now supported in Resource Groups.

February 4, 2019

Improved user experience for adding tags to tag-based Resource Groups queries

Minor changes to the console user experience for addition of tags in a tag-based query.

December 17, 2018

Amazon CloudFormation stack-based query support added to Resource Groups

You can create resource groups where the query is based on an Amazon CloudFormation stack. After you choose a stack, you can choose which resource types from the stack you want to appear in your group's query.

November 13, 2018

Resource Groups and CloudTrail

Resource Groups now offers Amazon CloudTrail support. You can view and work with logs of all Resource Groups API calls in CloudTrail.

June 29, 2018

  • API version: 2017-11-27

  • Latest documentation update: September 24, 2019

Earlier updates

The following table describes important changes in each release of the Amazon Resource Groups User Guide before June 2018.

Change Description Date
Initial release Initial release of the next generation of Amazon Resource Groups November 29, 2017