rds-instance-deletion-protection-enabled - Amazon Config
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Checks if an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) instance has deletion protection enabled. The rule is NON_COMPLIANT if an Amazon RDS instance does not have deletion protection enabled; for example, deletionProtection is set to false.


Some RDS DB instances within a Cluster (Aurora/DocumentDB) will show as non-compliant.


Resource Types: AWS::RDS::DBInstance

Trigger type: Configuration changes

Amazon Web Services Region: All supported Amazon regions except Asia Pacific (Osaka), Israel (Tel Aviv), Europe (Spain), Europe (Zurich) Region


databaseEngines (Optional)
Type: CSV

Comma-separated list of RDS database engines to include in the evaluation of the rule. For example, 'mysql, postgres, mariadb'.

Amazon CloudFormation template

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