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Using CloudFormation Templates to Create Complex Environments in AWS

Hands-On Lab


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In this hands-on lab, the student will work on a scenario in which an existing CloudFormation template is the basis for a new environment. In this scenario, we adapt an existing template to meet our requirements. We compare the original as-is template to the final to-be template and review the steps taken to adapt the original template. The student can then use the to-be template to create the desired resulting stack. This type of adaptation saves a lot of time but may not result in a perfect environment on the first try. The student will be able to troubleshoot the resulting environment to achieve the goal of the Learning Activity; the ability to browse to a functional web application.

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.