Description

The CloudFormation Stack Drift Report action can be used to initiate drift detection on one or more CloudFormation stacks and report the drift status to you in an email.

Settings

Please see Common Action Settings for a description of settings common to all action types.

User Identification Method

Indicates the method in which stacks will be selected. Options include:

  • All Stacks - All stacks will be checked for drift
  • By Stack Name - Stacks which match a comparison will be checked for drift
  • By Resource Tag - Stacks which have a matching resource tag will be checked for drift

Stack Name

Comparison to use when selecting stacks by name.

Resource Tag Name

Name of the resource tag to use when selecting stacks by resource tag.

Resource Tag Value

Comparison to use when selecting stacks by resource tag.

Report Target

Indicates the method in which the report will be sent.

Target Email

Indicate the target email address to which the reports will be sent. Possible options include:

  • Primary
  • Alternates

Alternate Email Addresses

Indicates the alternate email addresses to which the reports will be sent.

Report Format

Specify the format of the report. Possible options include:

  • Email
  • HTML file emailed
  • CSV file emailed

Amazon Commands Used

The following Amazon AWS commands are used. The access key should have permission to execute all of them.

  • cloudformation:DescribeStackDriftDetectionStatus
  • cloudformation:DescribeStackResourceDrifts
  • cloudformation:DescribeStacks
  • cloudformation:DetectStackDrift
  • cloudformation:ListStackResources
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