Posted On: Jul 5, 2017

You can now provision the following AWS resources using CloudFormation.

  • AWS::ApiGateway::DomainName
  • AWS::EC2::EgressOnlyInternetGateway
  • AWS::EMR::InstanceFleetConfig
    • Configure a spot instance fleet for an Amazon EMR cluster using the InstanceFleetConfig resource.

CloudFormation has also updated support for the following resources:

  • AWS::ApiGateway::RestApi
    • Specify supported binary media types using the BinaryMediaTypes property.
  • AWS::ApplicationAutoScaling::ScalingPolicy
    • Specify a target tracking scaling policy configuration using the TargetTrackingScalingPolicyConfiguration property.
  • AWS::CloudTrail::Trail
    • Specify a custom name for an AWS CloudTrail resource using the TrailName property.
    • Specify resource tags using the Tags property.
  • AWS::CodeDeploy::DeploymentGroup
    • Configure alarms for the deployment group using the Use the AlarmConfiguration property.
    • Configure notification triggers for the deployment group using the TriggerConfigurations property.
  • AWS::EMR::Cluster
    • Configure the Spot instance fleet configuration for an Amazon EMR cluster using the CoreInstanceFleet and the MasterInstanceFleet properties in the Amazon EMR Cluster JobFlowInstancesConfig property
  • AWS::DynamoDB::Table
    • Specify the Time to Live (TTL) settings for an Amazon DynamoDB table using the TimeToLiveSpecification property.
    • Specify resource tags for a DynamoDB table using the Tags property.
  • AWS::EC2::Instance
  • AWS::Kinesis::Stream
    • Use the RetentionPeriodHours property to specify the number of hours that data records stored in shards remain accessible.
  • AWS::RDS::DBCluster
    • Use the ReplicationSourceIdentifier property to create a DB cluster as a Read Replica of another DB cluster or Amazon RDS MySQL DB instance.
  • AWS::Redshift::Cluster
    • Create audit log files and store them in Amazon S3 using the LoggingProperties property.

AWS CloudFormation is available in all regions including AWS China (Beijing) region operated by Sinnet. Please visit our website for more information on AWS CloudFormation: