Create an S3 bucket using CloudFormation - AWS

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How do I create an S3 bucket using CloufFoundation by Hardcoding the name?
Apr 9, 2019 in AWS by Kalgi
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Hey Follow these steps to create an S3 bucket using CloudFormation:

  • Create a template with resource "AWS::S3::Bucket" hardcoded with a unique bucket name
  • Go to AWS Management Console, navigate to cloudFormation console and click on create stack
  • Click on "Upload a template file". Select the file you've created in steps 1 and attach that and click Next
  • Enter the stack name and click on Next. In configuration, keep everything as default and click on Next.
  • Finally, check the s3 console, you would find the s3 bucket that you've created.
answered Apr 9, 2019 by Monish
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Hey you can create an S3 bucket using CloudFormation from CloudFormation Console or Even CLI.

If you want to create it via CloudFormation console here are the steps.

First open a notepad and copy below code into your editor,save it with .yaml extension.

AWSTemplateFormatVersion: 2010-09-09
Description: CloudFormation template for s3 bucket 
    
Resources:
    
  S3Bucket:
    DeletionPolicy: Retain
    Type: AWS::S3::Bucket
    Description: Creating Amazon S3 bucket from CloudFormation
    Properties:
      BucketName: MyHardCodedBucket
      
    
Outputs:
  S3Bucket:
    Description: Bucket Created using this template.
    Value: !Ref S3Bucket
        

Now when you have the file handy

  • Open AWS management console and go to CloudFormation console.
  • Click on Create Stack
  • Upload your template
  • Keep all the configuration as default and click next next
  • Once the stack creation finishes,you can verify your bucket

This will fulfil your need of creating a simple s3 bucket. However If you are looking for more features like enabling versioning ,encryption or making a bucket private please feel free to checkout this

answered Aug 19, 2020 by Preeti

edited Aug 19, 2020

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