turbot/aws_compliance

Control: 1 Auto Scaling groups associated with a load balancer should use load balancer health checks

Description

This control checks whether your Auto Scaling groups that are associated with a load balancer are using Elastic Load Balancing health checks.

PCI DSS does not require load balancing or highly available configurations. However, this check aligns with AWS best practices.

Remediation

To enable Elastic Load Balancing health checks

  1. Open the Amazon EC2 console
  2. On the navigation pane, under Auto Scaling, choose Auto Scaling Groups
  3. To select the group from the list, choose the right box
  4. Choose Edit
  5. For Health Check Type, choose ELB
  6. For Health Check Grace Period, enter 300
  7. Choose Save

Usage

steampipe check aws_compliance.control.foundational_security_autoscaling_1

SQL

This control uses a named query:

autoscaling_group_with_lb_use_health_check

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