desired-instance-tenancy - Amazon Config
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Checks EC2 instances for a 'tenancy' value. Also checks if AMI IDs are specified to be launched from those AMIs or if Host IDs are launched on those Dedicated Hosts. The rule is COMPLIANT if the instance matches a host and an AMI, if specified, in a list.


Resource Types: AWS::EC2::Instance

Trigger type: Configuration changes

Amazon Web Services Region: All supported Amazon regions


Type: String

Desired tenancy of the instances. Valid values are DEDICATED, HOST and DEFAULT.

imageId (Optional)
Type: CSV

The rule evaluates instances launched only from AMIs with the specified IDs. Separate multiple AMI IDs with commas.

hostId (Optional)
Type: CSV

The IDs of the EC2 Dedicated Hosts on which the instances are meant to be launched. Separate multiple Host IDs with commas.

Amazon CloudFormation template

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