Amazon ECR
User Guide (API Version 2015-09-21)

Document History

The following table describes the important changes to the documentation since the last release of Amazon ECR. We also update the documentation frequently to address the feedback that you send us.

  • Latest documentation update: November 21, 2017

Change Description Date

Interface VPC Endpoints (AWS PrivateLink)

Added support for configuring interface VPC endpoints powered by AWS PrivateLink. This allows you to create a private connection between your VPC and Amazon ECR without requiring access over the Internet, through a NAT instance, a VPN connection, or AWS Direct Connect.

For more information, see Amazon ECR Interface VPC Endpoints (AWS PrivateLink).

25 Jan 2019

Resource tagging

Amazon ECR added support for adding metadata tags to your repositories.

For more information, see Tagging an Amazon ECR Repository.

18 Dec 2018

Amazon ECR Name Change

Amazon Elastic Container Registry is renamed (previously Amazon EC2 Container Registry). November 21, 2017

Lifecycle Policies

Amazon ECR lifecycle policies enable you to specify the lifecycle management of images in a repository.

For more information, see Amazon ECR Lifecycle Policies.

October 11, 2017

Amazon ECR support for Docker image manifest 2, schema 2

Amazon ECR now supports Docker Image Manifest V2 Schema 2 (used with Docker version 1.10 and newer).

For more information, see Container Image Manifest Formats.

January 27, 2017

Amazon ECR General Availability

Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) is a managed AWS Docker registry service that is secure, scalable, and reliable.

December 21, 2015