desired-instance-type - Amazon Config
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Checks if your EC2 instances are of a specific instance type. The rule is NON_COMPLIANT if an EC2 instance is not specified in the parameter list. For a list of supported EC2 instance types, see Instance types in the EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances.


Resource Types: AWS::EC2::Instance

Trigger type: Configuration changes

Amazon Web Services Region: All supported Amazon regions


Type: CSV

Comma-separated list of EC2 instance types (for example, "t2.small, m4.large, i2.xlarge").

Amazon CloudFormation template

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