Service Catalog Factory

  • Select the AWS CloudFormation Service.

Confirm that you are in the eu-west-1 (Ireland) region.

Create a new CloudFormation Stack

  • Select ‘Create Stack’

Select the pre-configured CloudFormation Template

Service Catalog Factory can be installed via a pre-created AWS CloudFormation template stored in Amazon S3 under the following URL:

  • Paste this URL under ‘Amazon S3 URL’:
  • Hit Next

Specify Stack Details

  • Specify the Stack details as follows:
    • Stack Name: factory-initialization-stack
    • Enable Regions: eu-west-1
  • Hit Next

Create the CloudFormation Stack

  • Leave Defaults for ‘Configure Stack Options’
  • Hit Next
  • Acknowledge that the Stack will create an IAM Role
  • Hit ‘Create Stack’
  • You will now see the stack status as CREATE_IN_PROGRESS
  • Wait for the stack status to go to CREATE_COMPLETE

What have we deployed?

The following AWS resources have just been deployed into your AWS Account:

AWS CloudFormation stacks

The AWS CodeBuild job created two AWS CloudFormation stacks which in turn deployed the resources listed below:


Factory AWS CodeCommit repository

This repository holds the Service Catalog Factory YAML files which are used to configure AWS Service Catalog portfolios and products.


Factory AWS CodePipeline

This AWS CodePipeline is triggered by updates to the AWS CodeCommit repository. When run, it will create the AWS Service Catalog portfolios and products defined in the portfolio files.


Amazon S3 Buckets

An Amazon S3 Bucket was created to store artifacts for Service Catalog factory.