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AWS CodeDeploy allows you to deploy your applications directly to Amazon EC2 instances.

Specify your AWS credentials

To deploy to your AWS account, continuousphp needs an IAM key and secret. You can specify them in the 1st step of the project setup or simply when adding a new pipeline to your existing project.

AWS IAM credentials

Configure the Packaging

After having configured the tests in the second step, you can now enable AWS CodeDeploy in the Packaging configuration.

AWS packing

Configure the Deployment

Once you have added the IAM credentials and you defined AWS CodeDeploy as packaging method, you can configure the deployment in the 4th step of the project/pipeline setup.

AWS deployment

Add the appspec.yml file to your repository

AWS CodeDeploy needs to know, how to deploy your application (source folder, destination folder, scripts to execute, ...). To do this, you must add an appspec.yml file at the root of your repository. The documentation on how to write this file can be found in the AWS CodeDeploy documentation.


Make sure that the IAM credentials you provide only have the strict minimum of permissions. Example: The provided IAM credentials shouldn't be able to erase your S3 storage.

And that's it! You just configured your application to be deployed with AWS CodeDeploy.