turbot/azure_compliance

Control: 4.3.5 Ensure server parameter 'log_disconnections' is set to 'ON' for PostgreSQL Database Server

Description

It is recommended to enable log_disconnections on PostgreSQL Servers. Enabling log_disconnections helps PostgreSQL database to logs end of a session, including duration, which in turn generates query and error logs. Query and error logs can be used to identify, troubleshoot, and repair configuration errors and sub-optimal 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_disconnections.
  5. Click ON and save.

From Command Line

Command to update log_disconnections configuration

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

Usage

steampipe check azure_compliance.control.cis_v130_4_3_5

SQL

This control uses a named query:

postgres_db_server_log_disconnections_on

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