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Amazon API Gateway Best Practices



Cloud Conformity checks Amazon API Gateway service according to the following rules:

Enable AWS CloudWatch Logs for APIs
Ensure APIs created with Amazon API Gateway have AWS CloudWatch logging enabled.

Enable Content Encoding
Ensure APIs created with Amazon API Gateway have Content Encoding feature enabled.

Enable Detailed CloudWatch Metrics for APIs
Ensure detailed CloudWatch metrics are enabled for Amazon API Gateway APIs stages.

API Gateway Private Endpoints
Ensure APIs created with Amazon API Gateway are only accessible via private endpoints.

Enable Active Tracing
Ensure APIs created with Amazon API Gateway have active tracing support for AWS X-Ray enabled.