How to update CloudFix to the latest version?


As we continuously release more and better finders and fixers, some might require a newer version of the CloudFix CloudFormation template to run. To make sure you can take advantage of all the available opportunities to save in your AWS bill, please check regularly that you are running the most up-to-date template.

You can check your current version if there are updates available under the "Overview" menu:


  1. Login to your AWS Console on the management account using the following link:
  2. In the CloudFix overview menu click the "upgrade to latest" link.
  3. Read the pop-up and proceed with the upgrade.
  4. This will open CloudFix stack on AWS Console. If not you can use the following link:
  5. Select CloudFix-prod stack from the list and click the Update button
  6. Select Replace current template
  7. Provide Amazon S3 URL as
  8. Click Next button
  9. Do not modify the parameters and click Next button on:
  10. Do not modify the parameters and click Next button on Step 3 - Configure stack options
  11. The last step on the CloudFormation console will be visible as:
  12. Scroll down the page and check the boxes for I acknowledge that AWS CloudFormation might create IAM resources with custom names. and I acknowledge that AWS CloudFormation might require the following capability: CAPABILITY_AUTO_EXPAND
  13. Click on Update Stack button

CloudFormation console will display the CloudFix stack and will show the status as UPDATE_IN_PROGRESS until all stacks are updated.

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