AWS-EnableCloudTrailLogFileValidation - Amazon Systems Manager Automation runbook reference
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The AWS-EnableCloudTrailLogFileValidation runbook enables log file validation for the Amazon CloudTrail trails you specify.

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  • AutomationAssumeRole

    Type: String

    Description: (Optional) 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. If no role is specified, Systems Manager Automation uses the permissions of the user that starts this runbook.

  • TrailNames

    Type: StringList

    Description: (Required) A comma separated list of the names of the CloudTrail trails you want to enable log validation for.

Required IAM permissions

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

  • cloudtrail:GetTrail

  • cloudtrail:UpdateTrail

Document Steps

  • aws:executeScript - Enables log validation for the Amazon CloudTrail trails you specify in the TrailNames parameter.