Posted On: May 13, 2016

AWS Config made available several improvements to customers of Config Rules. Customers now receive notifications about changes to tags on resources within minutes, enabling improved accuracy of the required-tags Config Rule. Customers also get a new managed rule that checks whether the root user of their AWS account requires multi-factor authentication for console sign-in. A new Java sample for this rule is now available in the Config Rules GitHub repository. Additionally, customers can now view their custom annotations for compliant or noncompliant changes on the Config Rules console, and receive finer grained status about rule invocation and evaluation timestamps on the Config Rules detail page.