Learn about using AWS Config to investigate changes in your environment
- [Instructor] It is worth illustrating…the type of analysis that is possible with config.…To get started, from the AWS config section of the console,…I click on the resources link in the left hand nav.…This brings me to a resource inventory screen.…I'm interested in the compliance status…of my EZ2 instances, so I drop down the resource menu,…find the EZ2 section, and choose instance.…
I have the option to include deleted resources,…specific resource identifiers,…or search by tag.…For now, I just want to look at my EZ2 instances,…so I click the look up button…on the right hand side of the screen.…This results in all the EZ2 instances in this region…being displayed below.…Scrolling down, I find the instance ID…that I just applied the billing code tag to.…
Dropping it down, I see that the required tags rule…is compliant for this instance.…What provides even more insight…is clicking on the instance ID…in the config timeline column.…The top of the screen provides a visual timeline…of all config changes to this EZ2 instance.…
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