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AWS Config is a service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that helps you assess, audit, and evaluate the configuration of your AWS resources. It enables you to maintain a record of configuration changes over time, monitor resource configurations for compliance with desired policies, and detect potential security and operational issues.

AWS Config continuously tracks changes made to your AWS resources and captures detailed configuration information. This information is stored in a configuration history, allowing you to view the state of your resources at any point in time and understand how they have changed over time. AWS Config can capture configuration details for a wide range of AWS resources, including EC2 instances, S3 buckets, IAM roles, RDS databases, and many others.

By using AWS Config, you can gain visibility into the configurations of your resources, track changes, and identify any non-compliant configurations. It provides a centralized view of your AWS environment and helps you ensure that your resources are properly configured according to your organization's requirements, security standards, and best practices.

Additionally, AWS Config integrates with other AWS services, such as AWS CloudTrail, AWS Lambda, and Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS), allowing you to automate actions based on configuration changes, trigger notifications, and remediate any configuration drift or non-compliant settings.

Overall, AWS Config provides you with the means to maintain better governance and compliance of your AWS resources by giving you insights into the configuration state of your infrastructure and enabling you to respond effectively to any configuration changes or compliance issues.

Step-by-step tutorial for how to use AWS Config. AWS config is not part of the free tier. If you do this hands-on you want to pay. You can download it using this URL.

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