Deployment profiles are managed in the Serverless Framework Dashboard. When you run
serverless deploy, the CLI obtains the Safeguard policies, Secrets and the generated AWS Credentials.
Create a new deployment profile by navigating to profiles in the Serverless Framework Dashboard and click add.
This is a user-readable name for the deployment profile. Most often it has a name that maps to a stage (e.g. “dev”, “prod”), or in larger organizations the line of business or environment (e.g. “apac-banking-prod”). This name will uniquely identify the deployment profile when associating it with a stage in an application.
The description helps provide additional context when listing the deployment profiles.
Access Roles, Secrets and Safeguards have individual configuration guides:
Create a new stage by navigating to applications in the Serverless Framework Dashboard.
You can also set the default deployment profile field in the application. You can use this to set the deployment profile on all sevices in that application. When deploying to a stage which hasn't be defined in the dashboard, then the default deployment profile will be used.
When you run
serverless deploy Serverless Framework will obtain the AWS Access Key, Secret and Safeguards associated with the deployment profile configured for that application and stage based on the values for
stage in your
The Serverless Framework will first try to match the current stage from
serverless.yml with a stage configured on that application in the dashboard. If they match, it will use the deployment profile associated with that stage. If the stages do not match, then the default deployment profile from that application will be used.