Deploying a CloudFormation stack

Now that you have defined a CloudFormation template, you can deploy the resources in your template in the form of a CloudFormation stack.

You can deploy a stack using the AWS console by choosing Services | CloudFormation, which will open the CloudFormation dashboard. Before you continue, ensure that you have assumed the admin role in your account and have also selected US East N. Virginia (us-east-1) as the region:

For all examples in this book, we will be using the us-east-1 (N. Virginia) region.
CloudFormation dashboard

If you click on the Create new stack button, you will be prompted to select a template, ...

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