db-instance-backup-enabled - Amazon Config
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Checks if RDS DB instances have backups enabled. Optionally, the rule checks the backup retention period and the backup window.


Resource Types: AWS::RDS::DBInstance

Trigger type: Configuration changes

Amazon Web Services Region: All supported Amazon regions except Europe (Spain) Region


backupRetentionPeriod (Optional)
Type: int

Retention period for backups.

backupRetentionMinimum (Optional)
Type: int

Minimum retention period for backups.

preferredBackupWindow (Optional)
Type: String

Time range in which backups are created.

checkReadReplicas (Optional)
Type: boolean

Checks whether RDS DB instances have backups enabled for read replicas.

Amazon CloudFormation template

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