[ aws . configservice ]



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

See also: AWS API Documentation

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>]
[--resource-evaluation-id <value>]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]
[--cli-binary-format <value>]


--resource-type (string)

The type of the Amazon Web Services resource for which you want compliance information.

--resource-id (string)

The ID of the Amazon Web Services 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:

--resource-evaluation-id (string)

The unique ID of Amazon Web Services resource execution for which you want to retrieve evaluation results.


You need to only provide either a ResourceEvaluationID or a ResourceID and ResourceType .

--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. The generated JSON skeleton is not stable between versions of the AWS CLI and there are no backwards compatibility guarantees in the JSON skeleton generated.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command’s default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json

  • text

  • table

  • yaml

  • yaml-stream

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on

  • off

  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-binary-format (string)

The formatting style to be used for binary blobs. The default format is base64. The base64 format expects binary blobs to be provided as a base64 encoded string. The raw-in-base64-out format preserves compatibility with AWS CLI V1 behavior and binary values must be passed literally. When providing contents from a file that map to a binary blob fileb:// will always be treated as binary and use the file contents directly regardless of the cli-binary-format setting. When using file:// the file contents will need to properly formatted for the configured cli-binary-format.

  • base64

  • raw-in-base64-out

--no-cli-pager (boolean)

Disable cli pager for output.

--cli-auto-prompt (boolean)

Automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.

--no-cli-auto-prompt (boolean)

Disable automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.



To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal’s quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

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 Amazon Web Services resource complies each Config rule.


The details of an Config evaluation. Provides the Amazon Web Services 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 Config rule used to evaluate an Amazon Web Services resource, and provides the type and ID of the evaluated resource.

ConfigRuleName -> (string)

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

ResourceType -> (string)

The type of Amazon Web Services resource that was evaluated.

ResourceId -> (string)

The ID of the evaluated Amazon Web Services resource.

EvaluationMode -> (string)

The mode of an evaluation. The valid values are Detective or Proactive.

OrderingTimestamp -> (timestamp)

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

ResourceEvaluationId -> (string)

A Unique ID for an evaluation result.

ComplianceType -> (string)

Indicates whether the Amazon Web Services resource complies with the Config rule that evaluated it.

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

ResultRecordedTime -> (timestamp)

The time when Config recorded the evaluation result.

ConfigRuleInvokedTime -> (timestamp)

The time when the Config rule evaluated the Amazon Web Services resource.

Annotation -> (string)

Supplementary information about how the evaluation determined the compliance.

ResultToken -> (string)

An encrypted token that associates an evaluation with an Config rule. The token identifies the rule, the Amazon Web Services 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.