Release: AWS CloudFormation on 2012-02-02

Release Notes>AWS CloudFormation>Release: AWS CloudFormation on 2012 02 02
AWS CloudFormation now provides support for resources in an existing Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).

Details

Release Date: February 2, 2012 10:00 PM GMT
Latest Version: 2010-05-15
Created On: February 3, 2012 1:12 AM GMT
Last Updated: February 3, 2012 1:17 AM GMT

New Features

FeatureDescription
Amazon EC2 Dedicated Instances in an Existing Amazon VPC

You can now use CloudFormation to launch an EC2 Dedicated Instance into an existing VPC by setting the instance's tenancy parameter to dedicated. For more information, go to the AWS::EC2::Instance tenancy parameter in the AWS CloudFormation User Guide.

Amazon EC2 SourceDestCheck Property in an Existing Amazon VPC You can now use CloudFormation to set the SourceDestCheck attribute of an Amazon EC2 instance that resides in an existing VPC. For more information, go to AWS::EC2::Instance SourceDestCheck property in the AWS CloudFormation User Guide.
Amazon Elastic IP Addresses in Existing VPCs You can now use CloudFormation to create Amazon Elastic IP Addresses in an existing VPC by setting the domain property of your Amazon Elastic IP resource (AWS::EC2::EIP) to vpc. For more information, go to the AWS::EC2::EIP Domain property in the AWS CloudFormation User Guide.
Amazon VPC Security Groups and Ingress/Egress Rules in an Existing Amazon VPC You can now use CloudFormation to create VPC security groups and ingress/egress rules in an existing VPC. To create a VPC security group, set the VpcId property of your AWS::EC2::SecurityGroup resource to a valid VPC ID. For more information, go to the following entries in the AWS CloudFormation User Guide.
Auto Scaling in Existing VPCs You can now associate an Auto Scaling Group with an existing Amazon VPC by setting the VPCZoneIdentifier property of your AWS::AutoScaling::AutoScalingGroup resource. For more information, go to AWS::AutoScaling::AutoScalingGroup VPCZoneIdentifier property in the AWS CloudFormation User Guide.
Elastic Load Balancing in Existing VPCs You can now attach an Elastic Load Balancing LoadBalancer to a VPC subnet and create security groups for the LoadBalancer. For more information, go to AWS::ElasticLoadBalancing::LoadBalancer SecurityGroups property in the AWS CloudFormation User Guide.
Amazon RDS in Existing VPCs You can now use CloudFormation to create an RDS instance in an existing VPC. To create an RDS instance in an exiting VPC, set the DBSubnetGroupName property to a valid RDS subnet group name. To create a VPC security group, set the EC2VpcId property of your AWS::RDS::DBSecurityGroup resource to a valid VPC ID. For more information, go to the following entries in the AWS CloudFormation User Guide.
Ability to update additional resource properties in a stack You can now update properties for the following resources in an existing stack: For the full list of updateable resources and details about things to consider when updating a stack, go to Updating a Stack in the AWS CloudFormation User Guide.
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