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Questions tagged [amazon-cloudformation]

Amazon Web Services CloudFormation is a JSON- or YAML-based templating system that can be used to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion. You can think of it as 'Infrastructure-as-code'.

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AWS CloudFormation - two network interfaces, one with EIP

I'm an AWS newbie. Trying to create an EC2 Instance with two network interfaces, one should be public and the other private. Here is what I've tried in my YAML template: Create a VPC with two subnets ...
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How to get items DynamoDB table using CDK

I am creating a Stack using CDK, and I store my user Data in DynamoDB. What I want to do is to create some resources for each user using CDK. After a quick search I found out about AwsCustomResource. ...
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How to add condition in elbsg.config in ebextensions for elasticbeanstak

Currently, we use docker-compose and .ebextensions to update elastic load balancer security group. However now I have requirement to apply different security groups for different environment. How do I ...
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CloudFormation - Updating the SecurityGroupIds of an ec2 instance it recreates the instance instead of modifying the same

I created ec2 instance with cloudformation. When I try to update the securitygroup of the instance in the same template , cloudformation recreates the instance instead of modifying the same (Like in ...
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How to apply default policies to cloudformation or terraform in aws?

With terraform or cloudformation, we can apply individual permissions while creating a policy. But how to select default predefined policies like AWSRDSReadyOnlyAccess, like these to the terraform ...
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How to diagnose/fix CloudFormation/autoscaling SSL errors on file download

I have an autoscaling group that was created by AWS CloudFormation. It runs on Amazon Linux 2. Last week, it was working fine. Now, new instances throw a "certificate has expired" error when ...
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Reference existing resources in cloud formation

Is there a way to reference an existing resource in cloudformation. I am looking for something similar to terraform’s datasource facility where I can find a resource by tag, etc. and then use a ...
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How to recover deregistered AMI and keep ID?

I had deregistered some AMIs in a region I believed was not being used anywhere in the current account, and indeed AWS gave me no warning that the AMI IDs were referred to anywhere. Unfortunately I ...
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How do I use AWS SAM to deploy an AWS API Gateway and AWS Java Lambda including POST caching and disabling logging

How do I deploy a lambda Java function with an API gateway REST interface including caching POST methods using AWS Serverless Application Model?
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How to Apply Egress rules to Default Security Group - AWS

I would like to apply port 443 outbound rule to the 'Default' security group. It worked by creating a dedicated block OutboundRule (which is commented out). Instead of creating a new block, I want to ...
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AWS CloudFormation template - dynamically add multiple instances of the same object

I'm trying to create a CloudFormation template that'll include a ConfigurationAggregator. In order to aggregate data from other regions, the same template file should also define an object (one or ...
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AWS CloudFormation template with ConfigRule

I'm new to AWS but already tried looking everywhere for this, and couldn't find a proper answer. My aim is to create a CloudFormation template which forms a new stack, without assuming that AWS Config ...
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Configure AWS Cloudfront to send custom query params to origin

is it possible to configure my AWS Cloudfront distribution to append to the request a custom query param (e.g a private key) before sending it to origin? For example, the front end is calling *....
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AWS Cloudformation Template error: every Ref object must have a single String value

SNSTopic Type: 'AWS::SNS'...... SNSTopic2 Type: 'AWS::SNS'....... EventRule: Type: 'AWS::Events::Rule' Properties: Name: !Ref EventRuleName Description: State: ...
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Best way to install cfn-bootstrap utilities on CentOS 8

I'm working on a CentOS 8 based instance/launch configuration in AWS and would like to use cfn-init to manage some of the setup/provisioning steps. However, I'm finding that the provided RPM does not ...
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Autoscaling - lifecylehook implementation

I'm trying to implement my first ASG with a lifecycle hook and I am having this issue: LifecycleHandlerFunction: Encountered unsupported property Role The following resource(s) failed to create: [...
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Modify AWS Lambda function inside CloudFormation stack

I've launched this stack and needed to update it's Lamdba function, I've made some amendments and hit deploy, a new version of function was saved, however Lambda application still refers to the first ...
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CloudFormation: How to get a list of key pairs in a given region

I have a very simple CF template that creates an EC2 instance. The key pair is specified as a parameter. I would like the list of possible key pairs to be populated automatically. Resources: ...
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Will deploying an AWS quick start in the same tenant conflict with an existing installation?

I do have only one AWS tenant. There is an application (Atlassian Jira + Confluence) which is running productively in this tenant. Now I want to test a new version of this AWS QuickStart. If I will ...
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How to dump AWS resource definitions in CloudFormation format?

I have read through the AWS Documentation and also this summarizing blog article here. The TL;DR is that CloudFormation "import" requires you to meticulously define, down to the last detail, ...
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How to emit IPv6 address of EC2 instance in the ouputs of a cloudformation stack?

I have AWS cloudformation stacks with ec2 instances that are entirely isolated from external traffic. They seldom need to be directly accessed. For cases when they do need to be accessed, I have a ...
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AWS CloudFormation - Creating Layer Version and Function that uses layer

I have a Cloudformation template that currently looks roughly like the following. Resources: MyLayer: Type: AWS::Lambda::LayerVersion Properties: CompatibleRuntimes: - nodejs12....
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How can I create a Permission that is limited to just one TargetGroup?

How can I create a Permission (that grants permission to invoke a certain lambda function) that is limited to just one TargetGroup? It might sound simple but the problem has a couple of different ...
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S3 – Connection Aborted / Broken Pipe when uploading to one bucket's presigned URLs, but other buckets are fine

I have an S3 bucket in a Cloudformation stack that holds artifacts. A lambda function in the same stack generates a presigned URL for clients to upload files into the bucket. I already had the code ...
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"Resource is not in the state changeSetCreateComplete" when deploying to AWS with CloudFormation from Azure DevOps

I'm deploying an application to AWS using the CloudFormation plugin for Azure DevOps. It works really well, and will automatically update things that need changing, leaving other things alone. I've ...
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AWS CloudFormation - can I use Sub inside GetAtt?

I'm trying to reference a security group inside a CloudFormation template. the name of the group is !Sub '${EnvironmentName}-SG-Private, where EnvironmentName is a template parameter. However, the ...
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Received 0 SUCCESS signal(s) out of 1. Unable to satisfy 100% MinSuccessfulInstancesPercent requirement

I am running this template in cloud formation to create auto scaling in ubuntu-18.04 machine and it will rollback the all instances automatically that is created by this template and giving such error ...
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CWAgent Disk Space Alarms

I'm trying to implement an alarm(in Cloudformation) for disk space free using metrics from the Cloudwatch agent and I'm having issues with devices shuffling DeviceID. I encountered this earlier when ...
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Set CPU options on Elastic Beanstalk environment via Cloud Formation

I have an Elastic Beanstalk worker app that is doing some memory-intensive single-threaded computation. All the available instance types that meet my memory requirements (16 Gb) have 2+ vCPUs, so I ...
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What's the proper way to initially deploy a CloudFormation stack for testing?

I'm writing my first CF stacks and I'm running into failed deploys on the first try of course because I don't know the syntax and available parameters yet fully. I am validating my json and the ...
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Create EC2 Instances and Volumes Using CloudFormation

I'm trying to use CloudFormation to deploy two Windows Server 2019 EC2 instances and also attach a new volume to each instance (two instances, two volumes total). I get the following error when I ...
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Cloudformation deploy EC2 instance to same IP

I have a application stack that is deployed with cloud formation. It contains two auto scaling groups and one EC2 instance on its own. How do I configure the EC2 instance or cloud formation to ...
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Cloudformation Reuse EBS Volume

I am using cloudformation to manage my infra, and I am facing an issue, if i want to change instance type of an instance, a new instance will be launched with new EBS volume, is there any way to ...
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How to create an SSL certificate for an AWS application load balancer without a domain

I am trying to create a Cloudformation stack that can be provisioned by anybody (basically I want to share it either in the marketplace, or make it public in GitHub), which includes a set of EC2 ...
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aws blockchain template received failure signal with uniqueid +failed to create ec2 instance for dev

I am learning about How to Deploy Hyperledger Fabric on AWS with Blockchain Templates. from this tutorial https://medium.com/faun/how-to-deploy-hyperledger-fabric-on-aws-with-blockchain-templates-...
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How to create a Sandbox Environment in AWS?

I am trying to create a Sandbox playground in AWS for Users to practice some resources for 30min, after that, all resources should be deleted and account temporary account should also be deleted. I ...
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Discover private DNS of load balancers in Cloudformation

This is a pretty common issue but I am having trouble finding a proper answer to how to go about this. I have two apps, which will run on EC2s. These apps will be in their separate autoscaling groups,...
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Can't delete User Pool Domain when Cognito User Pool already deleted

I deployed a CloudFormation template that sets up a Cognito User Pool and an associated User Pool Domain. As there was a misconfiguration in the template a rollback was triggered. The rollback ...
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Failed to connect instance with ALB

I'm trying to build a system like this one: I can't connect to the Instance in private public through ALB. I checked my cloudformation code several times and still couldn't find problem. Please help ...
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Can't connect to the instance in private subnet through a ALB

I would like to build a simple AWS structure just like the picture. But I failed to connect the instance by using tera term. I checked everything but cannot find anything wrong, can someone please ...
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Adding an existing security group CloudFormation EC2 template

Instead of having to set ingress and egress rules, how do I reference existing EC2 security groups in a CloudFormation Template? Resources: EC2Instance: Type: AWS::EC2::Instance ...
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AWS easy way to provision a new database on an existing RDS (MariaDB) instance

I have a greenfields account, with a bunch of stacks I've built a-top of it. Now, I have no existing EC2 instances, however while "in this state" I want to connect to my existing RDS MariaDB instance ...
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How to include sticky session in AWS Elastic Beanstalk using Cloud Formation template

As I searched for the stickiness in Elastic Beanstalk I didn't find the way how to include it using AWS Cloud Formation. Can anyone help me to do that thing. Thanks in advance.
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Cloudformation for Kinesis Firehose delivery into Redshift

I am building a Kinesis Firehose Delivery Stream that will stream into Redshift. This process has an S3 bucket as an intermediary. The Cloudformation docs for AWS::KinesisFirehose::DeliveryStream ...
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AWS cloud formation what should be excluded

We currently have a web UI configured infrastructure that I want to move to cloud formation as it is growing in complexity. We use ECS with multiple docker containers, RDS, load balancers, SNS etc. ...
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Update the software in a EC2 instance with CloudFormation update process

I wonder if there's any way to update the software inside the instance. I mean, I've a software running in EC2, I deploy the software with a CF template. That template has a parameter with the ...
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AWS CloudFormation Template for Jupyter

When reading the instructions for setting up a CloudFormation Template in Creating and Using a Jupyter Instance on AWS, I find the following modification difficult. "AWSRegionArch2AMI" : { "ap-...
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How can I bulk update CloudFormation stacks while keeping the parameters unchanged?

Let's say I have a number of CloudFormation stacks created from the same template. After making changes to the template, I want all stacks to be updated to the new version of the template. I have ...
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How to expose multiple ports on one container in AWS behind ALB

The whole application consists of two servers (RabbitMQ and Tomcat) and a DB running behind ALB. For the time being there will be only one RabbitMQ instance and one Tomcat instance however the set up ...
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AWS CloudFormation: Internal Failure. Rollback requested by user

I am creating a stack via the AWS Ruby SDK v3 and it is failing with an internal error. After a long period of time (30-40 minutes) it fails and rolls back with an internal failure. No resources show ...
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