What is a Well-Architected Framework?
The AWS Well-Architected Framework describes key concepts, design principles, and architectural best practices for designing and running workloads in the cloud. By answering a few foundational questions, learn how well your architecture aligns with cloud best practices and gain guidance for making improvements.
The AWS Well-Architected Framework is a tool designed to help you consistently build a secure, high-performance, reliable, and efficient cloud infrastructure.
Why use WAF+ from Infraguard?
The Infraguard WAF+ Feature allows you to conduct Well-Architected Reviews at scale along with the following improvements
All new-UI that syncs directly with your existing AWS Workloads with more filters
Segregation of multiple accounts from a common dashboard
A custom mapping with AWS Config & Trusted Advisor that reduces Time taken per review
Scheduled reports to send to various stakeholders
Enable Trusted Advisor (Mandatory).
Enable AWS Config for selected regions (Recommended)
Go to Aws Config and click on Create. After that select these options (S3 bucket as per requirement)
In rules -> select all rules.
Click on the next then click review and create it.
Import and Sync AWS account with InfraGuard
Login into your InfraGuard account and visit "SECURITY" from the left menu
Link for SECURITY: https://app.infraguard.io/securitydashboard
Click on Manage accounts
Now get CFT to create your role by clicking on "Generate Permissions CFT".
You can now go to your AWS account
Search for “Cloud Formation” create a stack and attach this CFT to the CloudFormation service.
The stack will generate an IAM role required to grant permissions for InfraGuard to talk to your AWS account
Now, head back to InfraGuard and click on "Add account" from the account page
Enter the IAM role detail which was created by CFT on AWS and submit
You can select "Set Default" for an account to make it appear by default when you log in to WA from IG. IG will keep the default account synced
Now, click on the back button and select "AWS Well-Architected"
Once you are on the Well-Architected page select "Add Workloads"
Can select all regions or select individual regions
Give other information and click on next.
Select Workload properties among the four lenses presented to you (well architected is selected by default)
Now, click on submit
Perform Well-Architected review
Select any workload from the list of workloads available
Select overview or milestone depending on where you want to start WA from
Visit each lens that are selected while creating the workload to get the list of questions related to that lens.
These questions can be filtered based on improvement plans
Select questions to get the list of options to choose from
Click on "i" button next to options to get more details about that question
Click on the Autofill button to get relevant information from the AWS account if available
And click on Suggestions to view the information.
Finally, after answering the question click on the save button to sync your changes to AWS WA