Integration & Automation

Tag: AWS CloudFormation stacks

Keep your AWS resources when you rename an AWS CloudFormation stack

Learn how to change the name of a CloudFormation stack without deleting the resources that it manages. In the walkthrough, which uses a simple architecture with a single resource, a virtual private cloud (VPC), you add a Retain attribute to the resource’s deletion policy so that the resource isn’t lost when that stack is deleted.

Automate IAM credential reports at scale across AWS

Automate and consolidate IAM credential reports for your AWS accounts using a scalable infrastructure-as-code automation.

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Conditionally launch AWS CloudFormation resources based on user input

Here are two patterns that you can add to AWS CloudFormation to customize automated deployments based on values provided during the launch. The first pattern is for designing nested stacks that are optional. The second pattern allows you to change template URLs based on the current scenario.