Uses a specified rule to evaluate the compliance of target resources.


OpenAPI Explorer automatically calculates the signature value. For your convenience, we recommend that you call this operation in OpenAPI Explorer. OpenAPI Explorer dynamically generates the sample code of the operation for different SDKs.

Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes StartConfigRuleEvaluation

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to StartConfigRuleEvaluation.

ConfigRuleId String Yes cr-2a914fcf617e00c9****

The ID of the rule.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String A7A0FFF8-0B44-40C6-8BBF-3A185EFDD23A

The ID of the request.

Result Boolean true

Indicates whether the operation was successful. Valid values:

  • true: The operation was successful.
  • false: The operation failed.


Sample requests

&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format


JSON format

  "RequestId": "A7A0FFF8-0B44-40C6-8BBF-3A185EFD5C2B",
  "Result": true

Error codes

HttpCode Error code Error message Description
400 ConfigRuleNotExists The ConfigRule does not exist. The error message returned because the specified rule does not exist.
400 NoPermission You are not authorized to perform this operation. The error message returned because you are not authorized to perform the specified operation.
503 ServiceUnavailable The request has failed due to a temporary failure of the server. The error message returned because the service is unavailable.
404 AccountNotExisted Your account does not exist. The error message returned because your account does not exist.

For a list of error codes, visit the API Error Center.