AWSConfigRemediation-CancelKeyDeletion - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWSConfigRemediation-CancelKeyDeletion runbook cancels deletion of the Amazon Key Management Service (Amazon KMS) customer managed key that you specify.

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  • AutomationAssumeRole

    Type: String

    Allowed values: ^arn:(?:aws|aws-us-gov|aws-cn):iam::\d{12}:role\/[\w+=,.@/-]+$

    Description: (Required) The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) role that allows Systems Manager Automation to perform the actions on your behalf.

  • KeyId

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The ID of the customer managed key that you want to cancel deletion for.

Required IAM permissions

The AutomationAssumeRole parameter requires the following actions to successfully use the runbook.

  • ssm:StartAutomationExecution

  • ssm:GetAutomationExecution

  • kms:CancelKeyDeletion

  • kms:DescribeKey

Document Steps

  • aws:executeAwsApi - Cancels deletion for the customer managed key you specify in the KeyId parameter.

  • aws:assertAwsResourceProperty - Confirms key deletion is disabled on your customer managed key.