eip-attached - Amazon Config
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Checks if all Elastic IP addresses that are allocated to an Amazon account are attached to EC2 instances or in-use elastic network interfaces. The rule is NON_COMPLIANT if the 'AssociationId' is null for the Elastic IP address.


Results might take up to 6 hours to become available after an evaluation occurs.

Identifier: EIP_ATTACHED

Resource Types: AWS::EC2::EIP

Trigger type: Configuration changes

Amazon Web Services Region: All supported Amazon regions except Middle East (UAE) Region



Proactive Evaluation

For steps on how to run this rule in proactive mode, see Evaluating Your Resources with Amazon Config Rules. For this rule to return COMPLIANT in proactive mode, the resource configuration schema for the StartResourceEvaluation API needs to include the following inputs, encoded as a string:

"ResourceConfiguration": ... { "InstanceId": "my-instance-Id" } ...

For more information on proactive evaluation, see Evaluation Mode.

Amazon CloudFormation template

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