Settings - Amazon CloudTrail
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You can use the Settings page on the CloudTrail console to configure and review CloudTrail settings.

To access the Settings page

  1. Sign in to the Amazon Web Services Management Console and open the CloudTrail console at

  2. Choose Settings in the left navigation pane of the CloudTrail console.

  3. Review and update your settings as needed.

The following settings are available:

  • Organization delegated administrator – When you use CloudTrail with an Amazon Organizations organization, you can assign any account within the organization to act as a CloudTrail delegated administrator to manage the organization's trails and event data stores on behalf of the organization.

  • Service-linked channels – Amazon services can create a service-linked channel to receive CloudTrail events on your behalf. The Amazon service creating the service-linked channel configures advanced event selectors for the channel and specifies whether the channel applies to all Amazon Web Services Regions, or a single Amazon Web Services Region.