The CloudFormation Stack data source allows access to stack outputs and other useful data including the template body.

Example Usage

data "aws_cloudformation_stack" "network" {
    name = "my-network-stack"

resource "aws_instance" "web" {
    ami = "ami-abb07bcb"
    instance_type = "t1.micro"
    subnet_id = "${["SubnetId"]}"
    tags {
        Name = "HelloWorld"

Argument Reference

The following arguments are supported:

  • name - (Required) The name of the stack

Attributes Reference

The following attributes are exported:

  • capabilities - A list of capabilities
  • description - Description of the stack
  • disable_rollback - Whether the rollback of the stack is disabled when stack creation fails
  • notification_arns - A list of SNS topic ARNs to publish stack related events
  • outputs - A map of outputs from the stack.
  • parameters - A map of parameters that specify input parameters for the stack.
  • tags - A map of tags associated with this stack.
  • template_body - Structure containing the template body.
  • timeout_in_minutes - The amount of time that can pass before the stack status becomes CREATE_FAILED