Create CodeBuild with Custom Image in AWS | Personal Blog
How did it start?
“Hey, I need you to create a CodeBuild project for me.”
I turned around from my computer screen to see my boss walking towards me. We had just moved into our new office and everyone was still getting used to the change. It had only been two weeks, but it felt like forever.
“Sure thing,” I said as I got up from my chair. “What do you need?”
He handed me a sheet of paper with all the details on it. “We want to create a custom image for CodeBuild that will include all of our company’s dependencies.”
I nodded as I started to understand what he was asking. “Do you have any existing scripts or code we can use as a template?”
He shook his head. “No, we need something completely new.”
So I started working on the project to create the Build Project with the custom image. The software which we were using was working over the golang.
Today, here I am going to create a build project with a custom image of golang’s latest version. Because default runtime environment images for the code build support the limited versions of the golang upto 1.16 (by the writing of this Article). I want to use the latest golang’s version.
Create a private repository in the AWS ECR. Learn More
You need to run Docker Login, so we can push to the ECR
aws ecr get-login-password --region us-east-1 | docker login --username AWS --password-stdin <account-id>.dkr.ecr.us-east-1.amazonaws.com
Download the golang base image
Re Tag the image as per your Amazon Docker/Container Registery
Push to the repository
docker pull golang docker tag golang:latest <account-id>.dkr.ecr.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/<your-ecr-repo>:latest docker push 983430949435.dkr.ecr.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/<your-ecr-repo>:latest
- Create a Code Build Project. Learn More
- You will need to make sure to use the Custom image for Environment Image and Project Service Role for the Image Pull Credentials
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