Install the CodeDeploy agent for Windows Server - Amazon CodeDeploy
Services or capabilities described in Amazon Web Services documentation might vary by Region. To see the differences applicable to the China Regions, see Getting Started with Amazon Web Services in China.

Install the CodeDeploy agent for Windows Server

On Windows Server instances, you can use one of these methods to download and install the CodeDeploy agent:

  • Use Amazon Systems Manager (recommended)

  • Run a series of Windows PowerShell commands.

  • Choose a direct download link.

  • Run an Amazon S3 copy command.

Note

The folder that the CodeDeploy agent is installed to is C:\Program Data\Amazon\CodeDeploy. Make sure there are no directory junctions or symlinks on this path.

Use Systems Manager

Follow the instructions in Install the CodeDeploy agent using Amazon Systems Manager to install the CodeDeploy agent.

Use Windows PowerShell

Sign in to the instance, and run the following commands in Windows PowerShell:

  1. Require that all scripts and configuration files downloaded from the Internet be signed by a trusted publisher. If you are prompted to change the execution policy, type "Y."

    Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned
  2. Load the Amazon Tools for Windows PowerShell.

    Import-Module AWSPowerShell
  3. Create a directory into where the CodeDeploy agent installation file is downloaded.

    New-Item -Path "c:\temp" -ItemType "directory" -Force
  4. Configure Amazon credentials using the Set-AWSCredential and Initialize-AWSDefaultConfiguration commands. For more information, see Using Amazon credentials in the Amazon tools for PowerShell User Guide.

  5. Download the CodeDeploy agent installation file.

    For the China (Beijing) Region:

    To install the latest version of the CodeDeploy agent:

    • powershell.exe -Command Read-S3Object -BucketName aws-codedeploy-cn-north-1 -Key latest/codedeploy-agent.msi -File c:\temp\codedeploy-agent.msi

    To install a specific version of the CodeDeploy agent:

    • powershell.exe -Command Read-S3Object -BucketName aws-codedeploy-cn-north-1 -Key releases/codedeploy-agent-###.msi -File c:\temp\codedeploy-agent.msi

    For the China (Ningxia) Region:

    To install the latest version of the CodeDeploy agent:

    • powershell.exe -Command Read-S3Object -BucketName aws-codedeploy-cn-northwest-1 -Key latest/codedeploy-agent.msi -File c:\temp\codedeploy-agent.msi

    To install a specific version of the CodeDeploy agent:

    • powershell.exe -Command Read-S3Object -BucketName aws-codedeploy-cn-northwest-1 -Key releases/codedeploy-agent-###.msi -File c:\temp\codedeploy-agent.msi
  6. Run the CodeDeploy agent installation file.

    c:\temp\codedeploy-agent.msi /quiet /l c:\temp\host-agent-install-log.txt

To check that the service is running, run the following command:

powershell.exe -Command Get-Service -Name codedeployagent

If the CodeDeploy agent was just installed and has not been started, then after running the Get-Service command, under Status, you should see Start...:

Status Name DisplayName ------ ---- ----------- Start... codedeployagent CodeDeploy Host Agent Service

If the CodeDeploy agent is already running, after running the Get-Service command, under Status, you should see Running:

Status Name DisplayName ------ ---- ----------- Running codedeployagent CodeDeploy Host Agent Service

If the browser security settings on the Windows Server instance provide the permissions (for example, to http://*.amazonaws.com.cn), you can use a direct link to download the CodeDeploy agent and then run the installer manually.

For the China (Beijing) Region:

https://aws-codedeploy-cn-north-1.s3.cn-north-1.amazonaws.com.cn/latest/codedeploy-agent.msi

For the China (Ningxia) Region:

https://aws-codedeploy-cn-northwest-1.s3.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn/latest/codedeploy-agent.msi

Use an Amazon S3 copy command

If the Amazon CLI is installed on the instance, you can use the Amazon S3 cp command to download the CodeDeploy agent and then run the installer manually. For information, see Install the Amazon Command Line Interface on Microsoft Windows.

For the China (Beijing) Region:

aws s3 cp s3://aws-codedeploy-cn-north-1/latest/codedeploy-agent.msi codedeploy-agent.msi

For the China (Ningxia) Region:

aws s3 cp s3://aws-codedeploy-cn-northwest-1/latest/codedeploy-agent.msi codedeploy-agent.msi