AWS Toolkit for Eclipse
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Validating a AWS CloudFormation Template in Eclipse

To validate an CloudFormation template in Eclipse

  • Perform either one of the following actions:

    • Right-click the template name in the Package Explorer view and click Validate on the context menu.

    • Right-click the template that you are editing in the editor pane and click Validate on the context menu.

Important

Your template will be validated for JSON correctness only; it will not be validated for CloudFormation correctness. A stack template validated in this way can still fail to launch or update.