approved-amis-by-tag - Amazon Config
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Checks if running instances are using specified Amazon Machine Images (AMIs). Specify the tags that identify the AMIs. Running instances with AMIs that don't have at least one of the specified tags are NON_COMPLIANT.


Resource Types: AWS::EC2::Instance

Trigger type: Configuration changes

Amazon Web Services Region: All supported Amazon regions


Type: StringMap
Default: tag-key:tag-value,other-tag-key

The AMIs by tag (comma-separated list up to 10; for example,tag-key:tag-value; i.e. tag-key1 matches AMIs with tag-key1,tag-key2:value2 matches tag-key2 having value2).

Amazon CloudFormation template

To create Amazon Config managed rules with Amazon CloudFormation templates, see Creating Amazon Config Managed Rules With Amazon CloudFormation Templates.