Ensure EBS has an AWS Backup backup plan

Error: EBS does not have an AWS Backup backup plan

Bridgecrew Policy ID: BC_AWS_GENERAL_50
Checkov Check ID: CKV2_AWS_9
Severity: LOW

EBS does not have an AWS Backup backup plan


Ensure that EBS are included in your backup plans for the AWS Backup. AWS Backup is a fully managed backup service that helps you protect your data in the cloud by automatically backing up your data to a secure, durable storage location. By creating a backup plan, you can ensure that your data is regularly backed up and can be recovered in the event of data loss or corruption.

Fix - Buildtime


  • Resource: aws_backup_selection, aws_ebs_volume
  • Argument: resources and plan_id of aws_backup_selection
resource "aws_ebs_volume" "ebs_good" {
  availability_zone = "us-west-2a"
  size              = 40

  tags = {
    Name = "HelloWorld"

resource "aws_backup_selection" "backup_good" {
  iam_role_arn = "arn"
  name         = "tf_example_backup_selection"
  plan_id      = "123456"

  resources = [