Ensure ELBv2 Load Balancers have Deletion Protection feature enabled in order to protect them from being accidentally deleted.
This rule resolution is part of the Conformity Security & Compliance tool for AWS.
With Deletion Protection safety feature enabled, you have the guarantee that your AWS load balancers cannot be accidentally deleted and make sure that your load-balanced environments remain safe.
To determine if your load balancers (ELBv2) are protected against accidental deletion, perform the following:
Remediation / Resolution
To enable Deletion Protection safety feature for your AWS Application Load Balancers and Network Load Balancers (ELBv2), perform the following actions:
- AWS Documentation
- Regions and Availability Zones
- Elastic Load Balancing Product Details
- Elastic Load Balancing FAQs
- Application Load Balancers
- Network Load Balancers
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ELBv2 Elastic Load Balancing Deletion Protection
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