Posted On: Aug 9, 2016

You can now provision the following AWS resources using CloudFormation.

  • AWS Certificate Manager: AWS Certificate Manager is a service that lets you easily provision, manage, and deploy Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) certificates for use with AWS services. Visit our documentation to learn more
  • Application Auto Scaling: Application Auto Scaling is a general purpose Auto Scaling service for supported elastic AWS resources. Use it to enable Service Auto Scaling in Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS).
    • You can now set Service Auto Scaling policies in ECS and determine the target service you want to scale using CloudFormation

CloudFormation has also updated support for several existing resources:

  • Amazon CloudFront updates:
    • Specify an AWS Certificate Manager certificate for a CloudFront distribution
    • Set custom headers for CloudFront to include when it forwards requests to your origin
    • Specify the SSL protocols that CloudFront can use when establishing an HTTPS connection with your origin
  • Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) performance mode: Set the performance mode for an EFS file system
  • AWS Lambda: Provision Lambda resources in the Asia Pacific (Singapore) region
  • Amazon API Gateway: Provision API Gateway resources in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) region

Please visit our website for more information on AWS CloudFormation: