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AWS Unencrypted Volumes

What it does

This policy checks all Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes in a given account and reports on any that are not encrypted.

Functional Details

The policy leverages the AWS EC2 API to determine volume encryption settings.

Input Parameters

  • Email addresses of the recipients you wish to notify - A list of email addresses to notify
  • Ignore tags - EBS volumes with any of these tags will be ignored

Required RightScale Roles

  • policy_manager
  • admin or credential_viewer

AWS Required Permissions

This policy requires permissions to describe EBS volumes. The Cloud Management Platform automatically creates two Credentials when connecting AWS to Cloud Management; AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID and AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY. The IAM user credentials contained in those credentials will require the following permissions:

    "Version": "2016-11-15",

Supported Clouds

  • AWS


This Policy Template does not incur any cloud costs.

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