[ aws . configservice ]



Returns the evaluation results for the specified AWS resource. The results indicate which AWS Config rules were used to evaluate the resource, when each rule was last used, and whether the resource complies with each rule.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.

get-compliance-details-by-resource is a paginated operation. Multiple API calls may be issued in order to retrieve the entire data set of results. You can disable pagination by providing the --no-paginate argument. When using --output text and the --query argument on a paginated response, the --query argument must extract data from the results of the following query expressions: EvaluationResults


--resource-type <value>
--resource-id <value>
[--compliance-types <value>]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--cli-auto-prompt <value>]


--resource-type (string)

The type of the AWS resource for which you want compliance information.

--resource-id (string)

The ID of the AWS resource for which you want compliance information.

--compliance-types (list)

Filters the results by compliance.

The allowed values are COMPLIANT , NON_COMPLIANT , and NOT_APPLICABLE .



"string" "string" ...

Where valid values are:

--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml (string) Reads arguments from the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, those values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally. This may not be specified along with --cli-input-yaml.

--starting-token (string)

A token to specify where to start paginating. This is the NextToken from a previously truncated response.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--max-items (integer)

The total number of items to return in the command’s output. If the total number of items available is more than the value specified, a NextToken is provided in the command’s output. To resume pagination, provide the NextToken value in the starting-token argument of a subsequent command. Do not use the NextToken response element directly outside of the AWS CLI.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. Similarly, if provided yaml-input it will print a sample input YAML that can be used with --cli-input-yaml. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

--cli-auto-prompt (boolean) Automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


To get the evaluation results for an AWS resource

The following command returns the evaluation results for each rule with which the EC2 instance i-1a2b3c4d does not comply:

aws configservice get-compliance-details-by-resource --resource-type AWS::EC2::Instance --resource-id i-1a2b3c4d --compliance-types NON_COMPLIANT


    "EvaluationResults": [
            "EvaluationResultIdentifier": {
                "OrderingTimestamp": 1450314635.065,
                "EvaluationResultQualifier": {
                    "ResourceType": "AWS::EC2::Instance",
                    "ResourceId": "i-1a2b3c4d",
                    "ConfigRuleName": "InstanceTypesAreT2micro"
            "ResultRecordedTime": 1450314643.288,
            "ConfigRuleInvokedTime": 1450314643.034,
            "ComplianceType": "NON_COMPLIANT"
            "EvaluationResultIdentifier": {
                "OrderingTimestamp": 1450314635.065,
                "EvaluationResultQualifier": {
                    "ResourceType": "AWS::EC2::Instance",
                    "ResourceId": "i-1a2b3c4d",
                    "ConfigRuleName": "RequiredTagForEC2Instances"
            "ResultRecordedTime": 1450314645.261,
            "ConfigRuleInvokedTime": 1450314642.948,
            "ComplianceType": "NON_COMPLIANT"


EvaluationResults -> (list)

Indicates whether the specified AWS resource complies each AWS Config rule.


The details of an AWS Config evaluation. Provides the AWS resource that was evaluated, the compliance of the resource, related time stamps, and supplementary information.

EvaluationResultIdentifier -> (structure)

Uniquely identifies the evaluation result.

EvaluationResultQualifier -> (structure)

Identifies an AWS Config rule used to evaluate an AWS resource, and provides the type and ID of the evaluated resource.

ConfigRuleName -> (string)

The name of the AWS Config rule that was used in the evaluation.

ResourceType -> (string)

The type of AWS resource that was evaluated.

ResourceId -> (string)

The ID of the evaluated AWS resource.

OrderingTimestamp -> (timestamp)

The time of the event that triggered the evaluation of your AWS resources. The time can indicate when AWS Config delivered a configuration item change notification, or it can indicate when AWS Config delivered the configuration snapshot, depending on which event triggered the evaluation.

ComplianceType -> (string)

Indicates whether the AWS resource complies with the AWS Config rule that evaluated it.

For the EvaluationResult data type, AWS Config supports only the COMPLIANT , NON_COMPLIANT , and NOT_APPLICABLE values. AWS Config does not support the INSUFFICIENT_DATA value for the EvaluationResult data type.

ResultRecordedTime -> (timestamp)

The time when AWS Config recorded the evaluation result.

ConfigRuleInvokedTime -> (timestamp)

The time when the AWS Config rule evaluated the AWS resource.

Annotation -> (string)

Supplementary information about how the evaluation determined the compliance.

ResultToken -> (string)

An encrypted token that associates an evaluation with an AWS Config rule. The token identifies the rule, the AWS resource being evaluated, and the event that triggered the evaluation.

NextToken -> (string)

The string that you use in a subsequent request to get the next page of results in a paginated response.