AWSConfigRemediation-DeleteRDSClusterSnapshot - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWSConfigRemediation-DeleteRDSClusterSnapshot runbook deletes the given Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) cluster snapshot.

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  • AutomationAssumeRole

    Type: String

    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.

  • DBClusterSnapshotId

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The Amazon RDS cluster snapshot identifier to be deleted.

Required IAM permissions

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

  • ssm:StartAutomationExecution

  • ssm:GetAutomationExecution

  • rds:DeleteDBClusterSnapshot

  • rds:DescribeDBClusterSnapshots

Document Steps

  • aws:branch - Checks if the cluster snapshot is in the available state. If it is not available, the flow ends.

  • aws:executeAwsApi - Deletes the given Amazon RDS cluster snapshot using the database (DB) cluster snapshot identifier.

  • aws:executeScript - Verifies that the given Amazon RDS cluster snapshot was deleted.