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AWS Cloudformation: How generate create dynamic parameters value?

Can you explain to me how to dynamically generate parameters? In this example I want to generate a dynamic PrivateIpAddress parameter. { "AWSTemplateFormatVersion" : "2010-09-09",...
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How to avoid disclosing account ID in AWS ARN

I'm new to the AWS ecosystem and have what might be a naive question. While trying to create a GlueRunner Lambda stack with CloudFormation (using pynt), from the Cloud9 shell of an account with all ...
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CDK: How to solve chicken and egg problem of Lambda backed with ECR

In CDK, if I have something like this: const repository = new ecr.Repository(this, 'SomeRepository', { repositoryName: 'SomeRepository', }); const lambda = new lambda.DockerImageFunction(this, '...
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How to add a wait condition when creating IAM entities

I'm working on a template that allows to create a user, tag it, and add it to any groups, add any roles, managed policies and in-line policies if needed: ## =================== VERSION ================...
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Does it make sense to create CloudFormation Stack using Terraform?

I am not very familiar with AWS, but I know the basics. So please forgive me for any newbie mistakes in the question. I am trying to integrate our AWS accounts with a vendor app. The vendor has ...
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Export CloudFormation file from CDK

Since I've seen Hashicorp Terraform, I have been wondering why the "plan" it can export has binary format. Now in the AWS world you have got a declarative configuration language called ...
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Issue with cloudformation in target groups and ASG

I am trying to use cloudformation to setup a ASG and I have a target group which I would like to associate with the ASG. The target group is created okay but when I go to attach it to the ASG I get an ...
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`UnauthorizedResourceAccessException` when calling `aws workdocs create-user`

When calling aws workdocs create-user, I'm getting UnauthorizedResourceAccessException or UnauthorizedOperationException. I believe I have all of the permissions required. What could be causing this?...
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SQS Error Message: The specified queue does not exist for this wsdl version

I have a Lambda function that is created inside a serverless framework setup. I am trying to pass in a queue url as an ENV variable, when I do that it results in the below error message. I've checked ...
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Cloudformation issue with target groups and ASG

I am trying to use cloudformation to setup a ASG and I have a target group which I would like to associate with the ASG. The target group is created okay but when I go to attach it to the ASG I get an ...
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Cloudformation YAML not well-formed

I have a cloud formation template that I want to import some values from another template. Currently the other template exports a string by joining together an array (better way of doing this?). In ...
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How to set 'image tag mutability' using CloudFormation?

When one would like to create an Elastic Container Registry then it is possible to set 'image tag mutability': Image tag mutability The image tag mutability setting for the repository. Select "...
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How to get started with CloudFormation? [closed]

There is an official website and there are multiple ways to learn CloudFormation. Just curious what worked best for you.
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API Gateway - How Deploy API works?

After creating API Gateway with two API names and integrating with lambda function, AWS documentation recommends to deploy this API, as shown below: 1) What does deploy API mean? How creating API ...
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Get available CIDRs from existing VPC

I'm writing a few templates to create a stack on demand. Because of the concurrent VPC limitations (5 to start), I'm attempting to create all the feature-based dev environments on a single VPC and ...
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How to fail stack when EC2 spot is refused?

I'm using AWS Cloudformation to create EC2 spot instance (with block duration). In order to do this in cloudformation I'm using a Launch Template where spot configuration is set. Then my ...
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AWS Automation Document Run Steps Against Different Servers Targeted By Tag

As the title describes I want to execute a step against a resource, but I want to specify that resource not by resource id but by tags, I have tried with the below example, but it doesn't work. What ...
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Ansible cloudformation vs cloudformation

I would like to know the difference between - AWS cloudformation - Make AWS cloudformation template through Ansible (https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/cloudformation_module.html) I ...
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Practical reasons for 200 limit of AWS resources in CF templates

Not sure I get it. If my service layer is completely maintainable, indepedent services and very easy to maintain taking only a few minutes to deploy and has no bugs, AWS still won't let me deploy it ...
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Jenkins - IBM UrbanCode - AWS & Azure cloud [closed]

For continuous delivery, we do manual deployment after generating binary artifacts from Jenkins pipeline(in an automated process). Further, for continuous deployment, we would like to use IBM ...
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Are there dialects of YAML or just differences in parsing it?

We use YAML in several frameworks to define types and structures for our deployments. I read an article about why some people don't like YAML and they stated that the parsing of YAML is very different ...
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AWS Cloudformation: Callback only for CREATE_COMPLETE or CREATE_FAILED of entire stack

I am creating a CF stack; I have been using the --notification-arns flag of aws cloudformaction create-stack to send notifications to an email topic; however this produces a huge amount of spam, ...
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Where to state CFT dependencies

With AWS, why can't I just state in the cloudformation template which dependencies I need? Right now I need to add the dependencies automatically in an accompanying script during our gitlab pipeline. ...
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How can I get the first part of the API Deployment URL from inside cloud formation template?

https://u1i7vf9mnl.execute-api.us-west-1.amazonaws.com/v1 How can I get the u1i7vf9mnl portion of the URL from inside of the cloudformation template as a Ref or Fn::GetAtt or some other way?
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How can I use a local file for a nested Cloudformation stack?

How and is it possible to use a local file for a CloudFormation stack besides an S3 bucket?
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Best way to launch 100 identical Docker machines on AWS?

I need to do some large scale testing on a system. The system consists of 2 main parts: Manager and Nodes. There will be only one manager server, but 100 nodes. Both the manager and nodes are Docker ...
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Always execute post statement in a jenkins pipeline when a conditional statement is met

Although it seems counterintuitive, I would like to execute an always statement when a conditional is met. In my pipeline, my post statement should always destroy my AWS CloudFormation Stack if a ...
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