Using return values inside CloudFormation UserData

 Tutorials  ,

I’ve been working on a project that uses CloudFormation exclusively, so I don’t get to do variable interpolation with return values that’s as simple as Terraform makes it. Thus, I’ve had to do some improvising when generating files based off my infrastructure orchestration. Unfortunately CloudFormation is not as versatile as AWS would like you to believe, though it does constantly improve. One of the things I really like having is the ability to drop some return values in my UserData that’s based on my infrastructure orchestration.

Read more →
Social Media
  • @codencombovers
  • mattouille
  • code_n_combovers
  • mattouille
  • 5854293/matt-o