AWS::Backup::Framework - Amazon CloudFormation
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Creates a framework with one or more controls. A framework is a collection of controls that you can use to evaluate your backup practices. By using pre-built customizable controls to define your policies, you can evaluate whether your backup practices comply with your policies and which resources are not yet in compliance.

For a sample Amazon CloudFormation template, see the Amazon Backup Developer Guide.


To declare this entity in your Amazon CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:


{ "Type" : "AWS::Backup::Framework", "Properties" : { "FrameworkControls" : [ FrameworkControl, ... ], "FrameworkDescription" : String, "FrameworkName" : String, "FrameworkTags" : [ Tag, ... ] } }


Type: AWS::Backup::Framework Properties: FrameworkControls: - FrameworkControl FrameworkDescription: String FrameworkName: String FrameworkTags: - Tag



Contains detailed information about all of the controls of a framework. Each framework must contain at least one control.

Required: Yes

Type: Array of FrameworkControl

Update requires: No interruption


An optional description of the framework with a maximum 1,024 characters.

Required: No

Type: String

Minimum: 0

Maximum: 1024

Update requires: No interruption


The unique name of a framework. This name is between 1 and 256 characters, starting with a letter, and consisting of letters (a-z, A-Z), numbers (0-9), and underscores (_).

Required: No

Type: String

Pattern: [a-zA-Z][_a-zA-Z0-9]*

Minimum: 1

Maximum: 256

Update requires: Replacement


The tags to assign to your framework.

Required: No

Type: Array of Tag

Update requires: No interruption

Return values


When you pass the logical ID of this resource to the intrinsic Ref function, Ref returns the framework ARN.



The UTC time when you created your framework.


Depolyment status refers to whether your framework has completed deployment. This status is usually Completed, but might also be Create in progress or another status. For a list of statuses, see Framework compliance status in the Amazon Backup; Developer Guide.


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of your framework.


Framework status refers to whether you have turned on resource tracking for all of your resources. This status is Active when you turn on all resources the framework evaluates. For other statuses and steps to correct them, see Framework compliance status in the Amazon Backup; Developer Guide.