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heat check if resource exists before creating it

asked 2014-09-02 09:42:26 -0500

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Is there a way to check if a resource exists before creating it in a heat template.

For example if a security group exists before creating it in the heat template


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answered 2015-01-19 03:28:02 -0500

No. Currently Heat hasn't such option.

However you could use custom constraints [1] for parameters to make sure, that some of provided resources existed.

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