AWSConfigRemediation-DeleteRDSCluster - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWSConfigRemediation-DeleteRDSCluster runbook deletes the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) cluster you specify. Amazon Config must be enabled in the Amazon Web Services Region where you run this automation.

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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.

  • DBClusterId

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The resource identifier for the DB cluster you want to enable deletion protection on.

Required IAM permissions

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

  • ssm:StartAutomationExecution

  • ssm:GetAutomationExecution

  • config:GetResourceConfigHistory

  • rds:DeleteDBCluster

  • rds:DeleteDBInstance

  • rds:DescribeDBClusters

Document Steps

  • aws:executeScript - Deletes the DB cluster you specify in the DBClusterId parameter.