Cloudformation Adjustments / Final Thoughts

So the inital template tends to be full of a few services that are unwanted, the first were 3 extra routes I ended up taking my code from 900 lines to around 800 and I changed the name of my EC2 instances from RDGW to nlwNET702 Amoung that I removed excessive Elastic...

Cloudformation Changes

For me to get higher marks I need to optimise my script and do something that could be counted as an extra feature, so I wanted to add a VPN to my system. Turned out I could not RDP into my server and it turned out my Routes needed to be pointing to 0.0.0.0/0 instead...

CLoudformation success

IT WORKS! My cloudformation worked! From the above pictures, you can see the cloud formation running and creating the objects correctly. I faced a lot of issues which are listed below. Too many routes being created that were not needed for a number of gateways that...

Cloudformer status

So I have had some good luck with my template, but I’ll list the issues I have had. At the start when you run cloud former against your structure it does not give you specific names, so how are you suppose to know what route belongs to what VPC etc. Lucky for me...

Running Cloudformer

I have now created my resources from the AD-DS template and now I’m going to run cloudformer against it to get a template that I can optimise. I start by creating a new stack and choosing CloudFormer. I’ll give it a name and password and username. I then...

ADDS Script Completed

I have successfully run the scenario three templates and it has created all the resources without a hitch. The reason I have run the template is that the initial template relies on so many other templates to create its self it makes it very difficult to be able to see...