Setting Up Amazon Config with the Amazon CLI - Amazon Config
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Setting Up Amazon Config with the Amazon CLI

You can use the Amazon Command Line Interface to control and automate the services from Amazon. For more information about the Amazon CLI and for instructions on installing the Amazon CLI tools, see the following in the Amazon Command Line Interface User Guide.

Features

You can use the Amazon Command Line Interface to get started with Amazon Config to do the following:

Resource management

Rules and conformance packs

  • Specify the rules that you want Amazon Config to use to evaluate compliance information for the recorded resource types.

  • Use conformance packs, or a collection of Amazon Config rules and remediation actions that can be deployed and monitored as a single entity in your Amazon account.

    For more information, see Evaluating Resources with Amazon Config Rules and Conformance Packs.

Aggregators

  • Use an aggregator to get a centralized view of your resource inventory and compliance. An aggregator is an Amazon Config resource type that collects Amazon Config configuration and compliance data from multiple Amazon accounts and Amazon Regions into a single account and Region.

    For more information, see Multi-Account Multi-Region Data Aggregation .

Advanced queries

Setting up

See the following topics to set up Amazon Config with the Amazon CLI.