cloudwatch-alarm-resource-check - Amazon Config
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Checks if a resource type has a CloudWatch alarm for the named metric. For resource type, you can specify EBS volumes, EC2 instances, Amazon RDS clusters, or S3 buckets. The rule is COMPLIANT if the named metric has a resource ID and CloudWatch alarm.


Resource Types: AWS::EC2::Instance, AWS::RDS::DBCluster, AWS::S3::Bucket, AWS::EC2::Volume

Trigger type: Periodic

Amazon Web Services Region: All supported Amazon regions


Type: String

Amazon resource type. The value can be one of the following: AWS::EC2::Volume, AWS::EC2::Instance, AWS::RDS::DBCluster, or AWS::S3::Bucket.

Type: String

The name for the metric associated with the alarm (for example, 'CPUUtilization' for EC2 instances).

Amazon CloudFormation template

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