CI/CD: Automate server builds with Packer and CodeBuild

What is a Golden Image?

So, how do you create Golden Images?

"builders": [
"type": "amazon-ebs",
"region": "ap-southeast-2",
"source_ami": "ami-02a599eb01e3b3c5b",
"instance_type": "t3.large",
"communicator": "ssh",
"ssh_username": "ubuntu",
"ami_name": "Medium_Example_Linux_{{timestamp}}"
"provisioners": [
"type": "shell",
"inline": ["sudo apt update",
"sudo apt install -y apache2",
"sudo rm -r /var/www/html/*",
"sudo echo 'ServerName' >> /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf"]
"type": "file",
"source": "index.html",
"destination": "/var/www/html/index.html"
version: 0.2
- curl -qL -o
- unzip
- ./packer build webserver.json




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