AWSConfigRemediation-EnableRDSClusterDeletionProtection - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWSConfigRemediation-EnableRDSClusterDeletionProtection runbook enables deletion protection on 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.

  • ClusterId

    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:DescribeDBClusters

  • rds:ModifyDBCluster

Document Steps

  • aws:executeAwsApi - Gathers the DB cluster name from the DB cluster resource identifier.

  • aws:assertAwsResourceProperty - Verifies the DB cluster status is available .

  • aws:executeAwsApi - Enables deletion protection on the DB cluster you specify in the ClusterId parameter.

  • aws:assertAwsResourceProperty - Verifies deletion protection has been enabled on the DB cluster.