Of changesets and updating work
The following example was generated by changing the value of the For these types of changes, focus on the static evaluation, which gives you the most detailed information about the change.
In this example, the static evaluation shows that the change is the result of a change in a parameter reference value ( structure indicates whether AWS Cloud Formation will recreate the resource.
Planning for resource recreation (replacements) prevents you from losing data that wasn't backed up or interrupting applications that are running in your stack.
The value in the field, AWS Cloud Formation updates the resource using the most intrusive behavior.
AWS Cloud Formation labels those changes as evaluations.
For example, if you reference an updated resource that is conditionally replaced, AWS Cloud Formation can't determine whether the reference to the updated resource will change.
You can confidently execute this change, knowing that AWS Cloud Formation won't replace the instance.
Important Change sets don't indicate whether AWS Cloud Formation will successfully update a stack.
The actual output varies depending on the files associated with the build type and also upon the success of the build.
The build steps also include date and time stamp indicators such as 06/20/2005 .00.
For a description of each field in a change set, see the Change data type in the When you directly modify resources in the stack's template to generate a change set, AWS Cloud Formation classifies the change as a direct modification, as opposed to changes trigged by an updated parameter value.
The following change set, which added a new tag to the structure.