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User Guide (API Version 2013-02-18)

AWS OpsWorks Stacks Resources

The following related resources can help you as you work with this service.

Reference Guides, Tools, and Support Resources

Several helpful guides, forums, contact info, and other resources are available from AWS OpsWorks Stacks and Amazon Web Services.

  • Classes & Workshops – Links to role-based and specialty courses as well as self-paced labs to help sharpen your AWS skills and gain practical experience.

  • AWS Developer Tools – Links to developer tools, SDKs, IDE toolkits, and command line tools for developing and managing AWS applications.

  • AWS Whitepapers – Links to a comprehensive list of technical AWS whitepapers, covering topics such as architecture, security, and economics and authored by AWS Solutions Architects or other technical experts.

  • AWS Support Center – The hub for creating and managing your AWS Support cases. Also includes links to other helpful resources, such as forums, technical FAQs, service health status, and AWS Trusted Advisor.

  • AWS Support – The primary web page for information about AWS Support, a one-on-one, fast-response support channel to help you build and run applications in the cloud.

  • Contact Us – A central contact point for inquiries concerning AWS billing, account, events, abuse, and other issues.

  • AWS Site Terms – Detailed information about our copyright and trademark; your account, license, and site access; and other topics.

AWS Software Development Kits

Amazon Web Services provides software development kits for accessing AWS OpsWorks Stacks from several different programming languages. The SDK libraries automate a number of common tasks, including cryptographically signing your service requests, retrying requests, or handling error responses.

Open Source Software

AWS OpsWorks Stacks includes a variety of open-source software packages, which are governed by their respective licenses. For more information, see the following:

  • For Chef 12 Linux instances, open the THIRD_PARTY_LICENSES file in the /opt/aws/opsworks/current directory on the instance.

  • For Chef 11.10 and earlier versions for Linux, go to the OpsWorks Linux Agent Attributions Document.