ec2-managedinstance-applications-required - Amazon Config
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Checks if all of the specified applications are installed on the instance. Optionally, specify the minimum acceptable version. You can also specify the platform to apply the rule only to instances running that platform.


Ensure that SSM agent is running on the EC2 instance and an association to gather application software inventory is created. The rule returns NOT_APPLICABLE if SSM agent is not installed or an association is yet not created or running.


Resource Types: AWS::SSM::ManagedInstanceInventory

Trigger type: Configuration changes

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Type: CSV

Comma-separated list of application names. Optionally, specify versions appended with ':' (for example, 'Chrome:0.5.3, Firefox').


The application names must be an exact match. For example, use firefox on Linux or firefox-compat on Amazon Linux. In addition, Amazon Config does not currently support wildcards for the applicationNames parameter (for example, firefox*).

platformType (Optional)
Type: String

Platform type (for example, 'Linux' or 'Windows').

Amazon CloudFormation template

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