Capabilities

You specify stack capabilities with the capabilities property.

Examples

A single capability:

capabilities: CAPABILITY_IAM

A list of capabilities

capabilities:
- CAPABILITY_IAM
- CAPABILITY_NAMED_IAM

Disable all capabilities:

capabilities: []

Default value

By default, all capabilities are enabled.

Where to define

The capabilities property can be defined in stack and stack group configuration files. If specified in a stack group, the stack group's children and stacks inherit the value. Stack groups and stacks can override the value they have inherited from their parent.

Requirements

The capabilities property must satisfy these requirements:

  • Must be a string or a list of strings

  • Allowed values are:

    • CAPABILITY_IAM

    • CAPABILITY_NAMED_IAM

    • CAPABILITY_AUTO_EXPAND