How to add a manual deploy to prod step to CodeStar (Lambda + Express)

Siyfion Source

I'm using the Node.js Express template with AWS Lambda in CodeStar and it all works really well, perfect for my use case, other than I can't seem to stop it from deploying both the staging and production environments with each and every commit of code.

Ideally I'd like it to push all commits to staging and then a manual push to production once the QA team have had a chance to take a look at it.

Now I've taken a look at the underlying structure, and I can see that in API Gateway there are two stages configured, prod and stage, and I can use these to set stage variables at least (though I'm not sure how to access them at present... more reading required!).

But in Lambda I can only see the one function, and it's the "newest" version, so I can't really figure out how to do what I need...?



answered 1 year ago TimB #1

If you go to the AWS CodePipeline console you should find a pipeline associated with your CodeStar project. You can edit this pipeline from the CodePipeline console to add a manual approval action.

By placing the manual approval action after staging but before production you will have the opportunity to run a manual QA process before you approve the change for production.

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