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EC2.24

EC2 paravirtual instance types should not be used

Severity

Cloud Platforms

Resources

Related Standards

Automated

MEDIUM

AWS

Amazon EC2

AWS Foundational Best Practice, NIST CSF, NIST.800-53.r5,

YES

This control checks whether the virtualization type of an EC2 instance is paravirtual. The control fails for an EC2 instance if ‘virtualizationType’ is set to ‘paravirtual’.

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