AWSConfigRemediation-EnableAutoScalingGroupELBHealthCheck - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWSConfigRemediation-EnableAutoScalingGroupELBHealthCheck runbook enables health checks for the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling (Auto Scaling) group 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.

  • AutoScalingGroupARN

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the auto scaling group that you want to enable health checks on.

  • HealthCheckGracePeriod

    Type: Integer

    Default: 300

    Description: (Optional) The amount of time, in seconds, that Auto Scaling waits before checking the health status of an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance that has come into service.

Required IAM permissions

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

  • ssm:StartAutomationExecution

  • ssm:GetAutomationExecution

  • ec2:DescribeAutoScalingGroups

  • ec2:UpdateAutoScalingGroup

Document Steps

  • aws:executeScript - Enables health checks on the Auto Scaling group you specify in the AutoScalingGroupARN parameter.