Part 1 - Deploy the Lab Infrastructure

Click here to deploy the Lab into your account

1. Review the pre-set defaults and click Next

2. Review the Stack Name and set the MainPassword to a complex password that you will remember like name-yyyymmdd! and click Next

3. On the Stack Options page, take the defaults and click Next

4. Finally on the Review screen, scroll to the bottom and click Create Stack

5. On the CloudFormation console page

a. **Check the box next to your Stack Name** to see its details. 
b. If your **Stack Name** is not displayed, click the **refresh** button (circular arrow) in the top right until it appears.
c. If the details are not displayed, choose the refresh button until details appear.

6. Choose the Events tab for your selected workload to see the activity log from the creation of your CloudFormation stack. Wait for it to say CREATE_COMPLETE under the DMS-LABStack on the left side of the screen.

Note: The CloudFormation Stack created the following resources:

1 VPC with:






1 EC2 Instance with:


Windows Server 2008 R2

Pre-installed Microsoft SQL Server 2008 - Express Edition - standalone instance

Pre-installed Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - client

Pre-installed MySQL Workbench (WB) - client

Pre-installed AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT) - client

Downloaded drivers for MSSQL and MySQL connectivity for SCT test

1 Amazon Aurora instance with:


MySQL 5.6.10a compatibility