AWSConfigRemediation-DeleteOpenSearchDomain - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWSConfigRemediation-DeleteOpenSearchDomain runbook deletes the given Amazon OpenSearch Service domain using the DeleteDomain API.

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  • DomainName

    Type: String

    Allowed values: (\d{12}/)?[a-z]{1}[a-z0-9-]{2,28}

    Description: (Required) The name of the Amazon OpenSearch Service domain that you want to delete.

  • 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.

Required IAM permissions

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

  • ssm:StartAutomationExecution

  • ssm:GetAutomationExecution

  • es:DeleteDomain

  • es:DescribeDomain

Document Steps

  • aws:executeScript - Accepts the Amazon OpenSearch Service domain name as input, deletes it, and verifies the deletion.