Posted On: Oct 7, 2015

AWS Config Rules is a new set of cloud governance capabilities that allow IT Administrators to define guidelines for provisioning and configuring AWS resources and then continuously monitor compliance with those guidelines. AWS Config Rules lets you choose from a set of pre-built rules based on common AWS best practices or custom rules that you define. For example, you can ensure EBS volumes are encrypted, EC2 instances are properly tagged, and Elastic IP addresses (EIPs) are attached to instances. AWS Config Rules can continuously monitor configuration changes to your AWS resources and provides a new dashboard to track compliance status. Using Config Rules, an IT Administrator can quickly determine when and how a resource went out of compliance. Learn more >>