Ensure that Amazon Backup is integrated with Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) in order to manage RDS database instance snapshots and improve the reliability of your backup strategy. Amazon Backup is a fully managed service that creates, restores and deletes backups on your behalf.
This rule resolution is part of the Conformity solution.
With Amazon Backup, you can centrally configure backup policies and rules, and monitor backup activity for AWS RDS database instances. The Backup service automates and consolidates backup tasks previously performed service-by-service, removing the need to create custom scripts such as Lambda functions and manual processes.
To determine if Amazon Backup service is used to manage AWS RDS instance snapshots in your AWS account, perform the following actions:
Remediation / Resolution
To use Amazon Backup service to manage AWS RDS database snapshots within your AWS account, perform the following actions:Note: As an example, this conformity rule utilizes a predefined backup plan that implements scheduled (daily) backups for an AWS RDS database instance.
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