Logging in to the AWS Management Console - AWS CloudFormation

Logging in to the AWS Management Console

The AWS CloudFormation console allows you to create, monitor, update, and delete your AWS CloudFormation stacks with a web-based interface. It's part of the AWS Management Console.

You can access the AWS CloudFormation console in a number of ways:

  • Open the AWS CloudFormation console directly with the URL https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudformation/. If you aren't logged in to the AWS Management Console yet, you need to log in before using the AWS CloudFormation console.

  • If you are logged into and using the AWS Management Console, you can access the AWS CloudFormation console from the home page by:

    • Selecting CloudFormation from under Management Tools.

    • Searching for CloudFormation using the search bar.

    • Selecting CloudFormation from Recently visited services, if you've used CloudFormation recently.

      
                     The options for selecting CloudFormation from the AWS Management Console home page.

If you don't have any AWS CloudFormation stacks running, you are presented with the option to Create a stack. Otherwise, you see a list of your currently running stacks.

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