Working with Microsoft Windows stacks on Amazon CloudFormation - Amazon CloudFormation
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Working with Microsoft Windows stacks on Amazon CloudFormation

Amazon CloudFormation allows you to create Microsoft Windows stacks based on Amazon EC2 Windows Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) and provides you with the ability to install software, to use remote desktop to access your stack, and to update and configure your stack.

The topics in this section are designed to demonstrate how common tasks related to creation and management of Windows instances are accomplished with Amazon CloudFormation.

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