Describe Amazon Config rules using an Amazon SDK - Amazon Config
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Describe Amazon Config rules using an Amazon SDK

The following code example shows how to describe Amazon Config rules.

SDK for Python (Boto3)

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class ConfigWrapper: """ Encapsulates AWS Config functions. """ def __init__(self, config_client): """ :param config_client: A Boto3 AWS Config client. """ self.config_client = config_client def describe_config_rule(self, rule_name): """ Gets data for the specified rule. :param rule_name: The name of the rule to retrieve. :return: The rule data. """ try: response = self.config_client.describe_config_rules( ConfigRuleNames=[rule_name]) rule = response['ConfigRules']"Got data for rule %s.", rule_name) except ClientError: logger.exception("Couldn't get data for rule %s.", rule_name) raise else: return rule

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