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Configure LocalStack

What is a LocalStack session

With LocalStack you can emulate AWS cloud services with a fully functional cloud stack on your local machine. Develop and test your cloud applications with the full cloud experience, but without the hassle of the remote cloud.

You can use Leapp to create a LocalStack session that can then be used to set your local credential file and access your LocalStack resources.


You need to install LocalStack in order to use the AWS cloud emulation features

How to configure a LocalStack session in Leapp

  1. From the top bar, click on the plus icon to add a new session.
  2. Select LocalStack as the Cloud Provider.
  3. Provide a name for the session.
  4. Click on the Create Session button.


LocalStack sessions work only with AWS Credential Method configured with the credential-file-method option. The option is available in the Options menu > General > Generics > AWS Credential Method.


In order to use the credential file to access LocalStack from your AWS CLI, you must update the AWS CLI to the latest version.