AWSConfigRemediation-RemoveVPCDefaultSecurityGroupRules - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWSConfigRemediation-RemoveVPCDefaultSecurityGroupRules runbook removes all rules from the default security group of the virtual private cloud (VPC) you specify.

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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.

  • GroupId

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The ID of the security group that you want to remove all rules from.

Required IAM permissions

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

  • ssm:StartAutomationExecution

  • ssm:GetAutomationExecution

  • ec2:DescribeSecurityGroups

  • ec2:RevokeSecurityGroupEgress

  • ec2:RevokeSecurityGroupIngress

Document Steps

  • aws:assertAwsResourceProperty - Confirms the security group you specified in the GroupId parameter is named default.

  • aws:executeScript - Removes all rules from the security group you specified in the GroupId parameter.