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  • AWS provides a method to audit for obsolete AWS security groups. From their documentation: "Describes the stale security group rules for security groups in a specified VPC. Rules are stale when they reference a deleted security group in a peer VPC, or a security group in a peer VPC for which the VPC peering connection has been deleted." Show Sample Output


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    aws ec2 describe-vpcs --query 'Vpcs[*].VpcId' --output text |xargs -t -n1 aws ec2 describe-stale-security-groups --vpc-id
    vocatan · 2019-09-09 18:54:08 0

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