Using the Automate with AWS task in Bamboo

Use the Automate with AWS task to run remote actions with AWS from Bamboo jobs, specifically from builds and deployments.


To configure an Automate with AWS task:

1. Follow the initial steps in Create a task for a job

2. Select the Automate with AWS task

3. Complete the following settings:


Select the remote AWS action.


Specify the parameters (JSON).

Evaluate as condition

Check to fail build based when returning an expected response format.

AWS Security Credentials


Select the AWS Credentials source (see below) – can be either an IAM Role for EC2, or a shared Identity Federation for AWS connector.


(Conditional) Select the shared Identity Federation for AWS Connector. Alternatively, select [Use connector variable ...] to supply the connector dynamically via Bamboo variables (needs to be a connector id such as f24e81bc-7aff-42db-86a2-7cf82e24d871) – refer to How to parametrize the AWS connector via a Bamboo variable for details.

Role ARN

(Conditional | Optional) Specify the ARN of another role that the agent's IAM role for EC2 should assume.

4. Configure the selected AWS action's parameters template as documented for each action:

Entity Variables

Besides regular Bamboo variables, you can also inject contextual variables with workflow entities into the remote action parameters template – applicable entities for the Bamboo task are:


The examples are currently composed to reference only core entity variables – you can also reference Bamboo variables and applicable Bamboo specific entity variables.

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