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CloudFormation - Best Practices

AWS Resource Association with CloudFormation Stacks

AWS Cloudformation needs to be used extensively to create, manage and update AWS Resources within Stacksets. Each Stackset invokes a top-level CloudFormation Stack that hierarchically invokes child CloudFormation Stacks. 846 more words


aws validate template - Template format error

aws cloudformation provides an option to validate the templates

aws cloudformation validate-template --template-body file://sampletemplate.json

While running you might see the unhelpful error – A client error (ValidationError) occurred when calling the ValidateTemplate operation: Template format error: unsupported structure… 55 more words


Beginning with AWS CloudFormation - Part 3

Welcome (or welcome back) folks.  In this post we are going to look at chaining resources together.  Previously we deployed a VPC, but now we want to put stuff in it.  969 more words


3 Tools to Validate CloudFormation


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Beginning with AWS CloudFormation - Part 2

In this post we are going to build on the previous template and add the ability to take input and produce output.  Sometimes you want to strictly define inputs in your template, but sometimes you want the ability for people to give their own values instead of writing tons of very specific templates for unique workflows.  1,625 more words

Beginning with AWS CloudFormation - Part 1

One of my few new goals for this year is to get back to blogging regularly about stuff I’m learning or interested in.  Keep a look out here for (hopefully!) more content this year than previous years which might have had just a handful of posts. 1,479 more words