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Installing to Service Catalog

The AWS Service Catalog allows organizations to create and manage catalogs of IT services that are approved for use on AWS.

The products in that catalog are written as CloudFormation templates, and then added to the catalog with appropriate metadata.

The CFN Composer can install directly to the Service Catalog, to create a product and associate it with a portfolio. Click the ‘Install to AWS Service Catalog’ button. A dialog will appear - enter the product’s metadata, and click ‘Save’.

CFN Composer - add to service catalog dialog

This requires that the CFN Composer’s IAM role has sufficient permissions to upload the CFN template to S3, to add the product to the Service Catalog, and to associate it with a portfolio. See instance profile docs for more information, and also an example CloudFormation template for creating the IAM role.