turbot/azure_compliance

Control: 4.3.4 Ensure server parameter 'log_connections' is set to 'ON' for PostgreSQL Database Server

Description

It is recommended to enable log_connections on PostgreSQL Servers. Enabling log_connections helps PostgreSQL database to log attempted connection to the server, as well as successful completion of client authentication. Log data can be used to identify, troubleshoot, and repair configuration errors and suboptimal performance.

Remediation

From Console

  1. Login to Azure console and navigate to PostgreSQL Servers.
  2. For each database, go to Settings section from left pane.
  3. Click on Server parameters.
  4. Search for log_connections.
  5. Click ON and save.

From Command Line

Command to update log_connections configuration

az postgres server configuration set --resource-group <resourceGroupName> --server-name <serverName> --name log_connections --value on

Usage

steampipe check azure_compliance.control.cis_v130_4_3_4

SQL

This control uses a named query:

postgres_db_server_log_connections_on

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