AWSConfigRemediation-EnableCloudFrontDefaultRootObject - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWSConfigRemediation-EnableCloudFrontDefaultRootObject runbook configures the default root object for the Amazon CloudFront (CloudFront) distribution 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.

  • CloudFrontDistributionId

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The ID of the CloudFront distribution that you want to configure the default root object for.

  • DefaultRootObject

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The object that you want CloudFront to return when a viewer request points to your root URL.

Required IAM permissions

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

  • ssm:StartAutomationExecution

  • ssm:GetAutomationExecution

  • cloudfront:GetDistributionConfig

  • cloudfront:UpdateDistribution

Document Steps

  • aws:executeScript - Configures the default root object for the CloudFront distribution that you specify in the CloudFrontDistributionId parameter.