This resource type represents a launch configuration on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud.

The blueprint uses the core properties and extended properties, if any, from this resource type. Review and configure the applicable heat resources that apply to your configuration information.

In the blueprint designer, you can configure the properties that the following table includes. Properties are listed as either core or extended. Each type of property is located in separate sections of the heat resource that you can view in the blueprint designer. You set the core properties in the properties section and set the extended properties in the metadata section of the blueprint.

Table 1. Properties
Name Type Required Core or extended Description
image_id String True Core Amazon Machine Image (AMI) ID.
instance_type String True Core Instance type (flavor).
key_name String False Core SSH key to use with instances.
name String False Core Name of launch configuration.
security_groups String False Core Security groups to add to instances.
user_data String False Core User data to apply to instances.
This resource type has no attributes.