Aqua CSPM

VM Max Instances

Quick Info

Plugin TitleVM Max Instances
CloudGOOGLE
CategoryCompute
DescriptionEnsures the total number of VM instances does not exceed a set threshold
More InfoThe number of running VM instances should be carefully audited, especially in unused regions, to ensure only approved applications are consuming compute resources. Many compromised Google accounts see large numbers of VM instances launched.
GOOGLE Linkhttps://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/instances/
Recommended ActionEnsure that the number of running VM instances matches the expected count. If instances are launched above the threshold, investigate to ensure they are legitimate.

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