Update an AWS Auto Scaling Group to Use a New AMI
In this lab, you will update an Auto Scaling Group's Launch Template to use a new AMI (Amazon Machine Image). After updating the template, you will then replace the existing instances in order to make new instances live with the new AMI specification.
Terms and conditions apply.
Verify the Current EC2 Details
In this challenge, you will verify the details of the existing EC2 instances, as controlled by the Auto Scale Group Launch Template.
Create a New Launch Template Version
You will create a new AutoScaling Group Launch Template version based on an existing Launch Template, but you will switch to a new AMI.
Update the Default Launch Template Version
You will update the Launch Template to use the new version as the Default.
Perform an Instance Refresh on the Auto Scaling Group
In this challenge, you will launch new EC2 instances in your Auto Scaling Group via an Instance Refreshh, which will use the updated Launch Template version that specifies a new AMI.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
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- Amazon EC2
- Auto Scaling