Deploying an AWS CloudFormation stack to create web app infrastructure and service

  1. Download the CloudFormation template. (You can right-click then choose Save link as; or you can right click and copy the link to use with wget)

  2. Go to the AWS CloudFormation console at and click Create Stack > With new resources Images/CFNCreateStackButton

  3. Leave Prepare template setting as-is

    • 1 - For Template source select Upload a template file
    • 2 - Click Choose file and supply the CloudFormation template you downloaded: staticwebapp.yaml CFNUploadTemplateFile
  4. Click Next

  5. For Stack name use HealthCheckLab
  6. Leave all Parameters with their default values and click Next
  7. Click Next
  8. At the bottom of the page, select I acknowledge that AWS CloudFormation might create IAM resources with custom names
  9. Click Create stack CFNIamCapabilities
  10. This will take you to the CloudFormation stack status page, showing the stack creation in progress.
    This will take approximately five minutes to deploy. When it shows status CREATE_COMPLETE, then you are finished with this step.