Rule name: actiontrail-enabled

Checks whether your account has activated ActionTrail.

Trigger type: configuration change

Applicable resource type: ACS::ActionTrail::Trail

Rule parameter: none

Non-compliance description: You disable logging for a trail under your account. In this case, enable logging for the trail. Cloud Config detects your modification and automatically starts to evaluate the resource within 10 minutes.

To enable logging for a trail in the console, follow these steps: Log on to the ActionTrail console. In the left-side navigation pane, choose ActionTrail > Trails. On the Trails page, click the target trail. On the page that appears, turn on Enable Logging.

You can also call the StartLogging operation to enable logging. For more information, see StartLogging.