Monthly Archives: January 2016

The parameter groupName cannot be used with the parameter subnet

Lately I’ve been getting “The parameter groupName cannot be used with the parameter subnet “ when trying to cloudform an EC2 instance.

my template does not have a parameter called groupName in it!?!

On the net I’ve found:

https://forums.aws.amazon.com/thread.jspa?threadID=68682…

 
AWS Vendor Role Management

AWS Vendor Role Management

Hi,

At some point you may have a vendor managing your AWS environment.

The vendor may have their own requirement to have the AWS env created on “their account”.  As such they own the IAM Root account.

It is possible …