AWS CloudFormation could be very helpful for creating template-able infrastructure definitions.
One of many sections of a template, is the
Enter Parameters, or just
Parameters as CloudFormation calls it. It is a part block that llows for person outlined variables to be consumed by the template.
When testing, it may be helpful to specify default values right here.
This may be achieved by including the
Default key and setting a worth.
Parameters: surroundings: Sort: String Default: DEV vpcid: Sort: String Default: "vpc-123456789123456a"