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Prevent Users from Disabling Amazon CloudWatch or Altering Its Configuration

This SCP prevents users or roles in any affected account from running any of the CloudWatch commands that could delete or change your dashboards or alarms.

See Related Configuration Items for a Configuration Package to deploy multiple SCPs to an AWS Account.

Configuration template includes a CloudFormation custom resource to deploy into an AWS account.

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{
    "Version": "2012-10-17",
    "Statement": [
        {
            "Action": [
                "cloudwatch:DeleteAlarms",
                "cloudwatch:DeleteDashboards",
                "cloudwatch:DisableAlarmActions",
                "cloudwatch:PutDashboard",
                "cloudwatch:PutMetricAlarm",
                "cloudwatch:SetAlarmState"
            ],
            "Resource": "*",
            "Effect": "Deny"
        }
    ]
}

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