AWSConfigRemediation-UpdateOpenSearchDomainSecurityGroups - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWSConfigRemediation-UpdateOpenSearchDomainSecurityGroups runbook updates the security group configuration on a given Amazon OpenSearch Service domain using the UpdateDomainConfig API.


Amazon Security groups can only be applied to Amazon OpenSearch Service domains configured for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Access, and not to Amazon OpenSearch Service domains configured for Public Access.

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  • DomainName

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The name of the Amazon OpenSearch Service domain that you want to use to update security groups.

  • SecurityGroupList

    Type: StringList

    Description: (Required) The security group IDs that you want to assign to the Amazon OpenSearch Service domain.

  • 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.

Required IAM permissions

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

  • ssm:StartAutomationExecution

  • ssm:GetAutomationExecution

  • es:DescribeDomain

  • es:UpdateDomainConfig

Document Steps

  • aws:executeScript - Updates the security group configuration on the Amazon OpenSearch Service domain you specify in the DomainName parameter.