AWS Config Pricing

With AWS Config, you are charged based on the number of configuration items recorded. A configuration item is a record of the configuration of a resource, in your AWS account. There is no up-front commitment and you can stop recording configuration items at any time.

AWS Config pricing details

AWS China (Beijing) Region operated by Sinnet, AWS China (Ningxia) Region operated by NWCD

A configuration item is a record of the configuration of a resource in your AWS account. You pay ¥ 0.02 per configuration item recorded in your AWS account per Region. You are charged only once for recording the configuration item. There is no additional fee for retaining the configuration item or any up-front commitment. You can stop recording configuration items at any time and continue to access previously recorded configuration items. Charges per configuration items are rolled up into your monthly bill.

AWS Config rules pricing details (Effective until July 31, 2019)

AWS China (Beijing) Region operated by Sinnet, AWS China (Ningxia) Region operated by NWCD

With AWS Config rules, you are charged based on the number of active rules in your account. Each time an AWS resource is compared with a rule, and a result is recorded, the rule is considered active for that month. You can choose to evaluate rules when AWS resources change, or at periodic intervals (for example, hourly or daily). With consolidated billing, AWS combines the usage from all accounts in the Region to determine which volume pricing tiers to apply, giving you a lower overall price whenever possible.

Active AWS Config Rules Price

First 10 rules

¥ 13.00 per active AWS Config rule per month

Next 40 rules

¥ 9.75 per active AWS Config rule per month

For 50 rules and more

¥ 6.50 per active AWS Config rule per month

Additional costs

Configuration snapshots and configuration history files are delivered to the Amazon S3 bucket that you choose, and configuration change notifications are delivered via Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS). Standard rates for Amazon S3 and Amazon SNS apply. Custom rules are authored using AWS Lambda. Standard rates for AWS Lambda apply.

Except as otherwise noted, our prices are exclusive of applicable taxes and duties, including VAT, GST, and applicable sales tax.

Upcoming changes to AWS Config rules pricing (Effective August 1, 2019)

Effective August 1, 2019, you will be charged based on the number of AWS Config rules evaluations recorded, instead of the number of active rules in your account per region. This new pricing is designed to provide almost all current AWS Config rules customers with a significant reduction in Config rules cost. A rule evaluation is recorded every time an AWS Config rule is evaluated against a resource. Pricing for AWS Config rule evaluations will be as follows in AWS Public Regions:

First 100K rule evaluations at ¥0.0067 per rule evaluation per region;
Next 400K (100,001 – 500,000) rule evaluations at ¥0.0053 per rule evaluation per region;
500,001 rule evaluations and more at ¥0.0033 per rule evaluation per region.

With consolidated billing, we will measure the combined number of AWS Config rules evaluations from all of your accounts to determine which pricing tier applies, giving you a lower overall price whenever possible. Your accounts will automatically be enrolled in the new pricing plan starting August 1, 2019. Additional costs shown above, including charges for configuration items, will continue to apply.