Questions 46 to 48

Explanations for questions 46 to 48

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Question 46

An event in CloudTrail is the record of an activity in an AWS account. What are the two types of events that can be logged in CloudTrail? (Select TWO)

  1. Platform Events, which are also known as hardware-level operations
  2. Data Events, which are also known as data plane operations
  3. System Events, which are also known as instance-level operations
  4. Control Events, which are also known as data plane operations
  5. Management Events, which are also known as control plane operations

Correct Answer: 2, 5

Explanation: Trails can be configured to log data events and management events.

Data events: These events provide insight into the resource operations performed on or within a resource. These are also known as data plane operations.

Management events: Management events provide insight into management operations that are performed on resources in your AWS account. These are also known as control plane operations. Management events can also include non-API events that occur in your account.

INCORRECT:Platform Events, which are also known as hardware-level operations” is incorrect as this is not a valid event type.

CORRECT:Data Events, which are also known as data plane operations” is a correct answer.

INCORRECT:System Events, which are also known as instance-level operations” is incorrect as this is not a valid event type.

INCORRECT:Control Events, which are also known as data plane operations” is incorrect as this is not a valid event type.

CORRECT:Management Events, which are also known as control plane operations” is also a correct answer.

References: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/awscloudtrail/latest/userguide/logging-management-and-data-events-with-cloudtrail.html

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