Configuring CloudFormation

Navigate to your AWS Console page and select “CloudFormation” under Management Tools.

AWS Console

Click “Create Stack”

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 Under “Choose a Template” Select “Specify an Amazon S3 Template URL” and paste in the URL that we will provide :

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Click Next to continue

You will need the following information to enter for the Stack Name and Parameters:

  • VPC – Where the instance will reside in
  • Public Subnet – Where the instance will reside in
  • MySQL hostname and port
  • Redshift cluster hostname and port
  • Name of the SSH key – Access to instance

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Click Next to continue

On the Options screen, click Next to continue

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Review your settings and click “Create” at the bottom to complete