Failed to create AWS auto-scaling launch configuration due to user data size

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  • Unable to create launch configuration due to user-data size.
  • User data exceeds the limit of 16 kb.
  • How to create user data user-data cloud init file within the limit?
  • How to create auto-scaling launch configuration correctly?


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)
    • 3.11
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • EC2

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