redshift-default-admin-check - Amazon Config
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Checks if an Amazon Redshift cluster has changed the admin username from its default value. The rule is NON_COMPLIANT if the admin username for a Redshift cluster is set to “awsuser” or if the username does not match what is listed in parameter.


Resource Types: AWS::Redshift::Cluster

Trigger type: Configuration changes

Amazon Web Services Region: All supported Amazon regions except Israel (Tel Aviv) Region


validAdminUserNames (Optional)
Type: CSV

Comma-separated list of admin username(s) for Redshift clusters to use. Note: 'awsuser' is the default and not accepted.

Amazon CloudFormation template

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