AWS CodeCommit
User Guide (API Version 2015-04-13)

AWS CodeCommit User Guide Document History

The following table describes important changes to the documentation for CodeCommit. For notification about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to an RSS feed.

  • API version: 2015-04-13

  • Latest documentation update: April 18, 2019

Change Description Date

CodeCommit is available in AWS GovCloud (US-West)

You can now use CodeCommit in AWS GovCloud (US-West). For more information, including Git connection endpoints, see Regions.

April 18, 2019

CodeCommit adds support for Amazon VPC endpoints

You can now establish a private connection between your VPC and CodeCommit. For more information, see Using AWS CodeCommit with Interface VPC Endpoints.

March 7, 2019

CodeCommit adds a new API

CodeCommit has added an API for creating commits. For more information, see Create a Commit Using the AWS CLI.

February 20, 2019

Content update

The content in this guide has been updated with minor fixes and additional troubleshooting guidance.

January 2, 2019

Content update

The content in this guide has been updated to support the new CodeCommit console experience.

October 30, 2018

CodeCommit and the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS)

CodeCommit has added support for the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 140-2 government standard in some regions. For more information about FIPS and FIPS endpoints, see Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 Overview. For more information about Git connection endpoints, see Regions.

October 25, 2018

CodeCommit adds three APIs

CodeCommit has added three APIs to support working with files. For more information about Git connection endpoints, see Permissions for Actions on Individual Files and AWS CodeCommit API Reference.

September 27, 2018

CodeCommit documentation history notification available through RSS feed

You can now receive notification about updates to the CodeCommit documentation by subscribing to an RSS feed.

June 29, 2018

Earlier Updates

The following table describes important changes to the documentation prior to June 29, 2018.

Change Description Date Changed
New topic The Limit Pushes and Merges to Branches topic has been added. The CodeCommit Permissions Reference topic has been updated. May 16, 2018
New section The Working with Files in AWS CodeCommit Repositories section has been added. The CodeCommit Permissions Reference and Getting Started with AWS CodeCommit Tutorial topics have been updated. February 21, 2018
New topic The Configure Cross-Account Access to an AWS CodeCommit Repository topic has been added. February 21, 2018
New topic The Integrate AWS Cloud9 with AWS CodeCommit topic has been added. The Product and Service Integrations topic has been updated with information about AWS Cloud9. December 1, 2017
New section The Working with Pull Requests in AWS CodeCommit Repositories section has been added. The Authentication and Access Control for AWS CodeCommit section has been updated with information about permissions for pull requests and commenting. It also includes updated managed policy statements. November 20, 2017
Updated topics The Product and Service Integrations topic has been updated to include links for customers who want to update their existing pipelines to use Amazon CloudWatch Events to start pipelines in response to changes in a CodeCommit repository. October 11, 2017
New topics The Authentication and Access Control for AWS CodeCommit section has been added. It replaces the Access Permissions Reference topic. September 11, 2017
Updated topics The Manage Triggers for a Repository section has been updated to reflect changes in trigger configuration. Topics and images have been updated throughout the guide to reflect changes in the navigation bar. August 29, 2017
New topic The Working with User Preferences topic has been added. The View Tag Details topic has been updated. The Product and Service Integrations topics has been updated with information about integrating with Amazon CloudWatch Events. August 3, 2017
New topics The Integrate Eclipse with AWS CodeCommit and Integrate Visual Studio with AWS CodeCommit topics have been added. June 29, 2017
Updated topic CodeCommit is now available in two additional regions: Asia Pacific (Mumbai), and Canada (Central). The Regions and Git Connection Endpoints topic has been updated. June 29, 2017
Updated topic CodeCommit is now available in four additional regions: Asia Pacific (Seoul), South America (São Paulo), US West (N. California), and EU (London). The Regions and Git Connection Endpoints topic has been updated. June 6, 2017
Updated topic CodeCommit is now available in four additional regions: Asia Pacific (Tokyo), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Sydney), and EU (Frankfurt). The Regions and Git Connection Endpoints topic has been updated to provide information about Git connection endpoints and supported regions for CodeCommit. May 25, 2017
New topic The Compare Branches topic has been added. The contents of the Working with Branches section have been updated with information about using the CodeCommit console to work with branches in a repository. May 18, 2017
New topic The Compare Commits topic has been added with information about comparing commits. The structure of the user guide has been updated for working with repositories, commits,, and branches. March 28, 2017
Updated topic The View Commit Details topic has been updated with information about viewing the difference between a commit and its parent in the console, and using the get-differences command to view differences between commits using the AWS CLI. January 24, 2017
New topic The Logging AWS CodeCommit API Calls with AWS CloudTrail topic has been added with information about logging connections to CodeCommit using AWS CloudFormation. January 11, 2017
New topic The For HTTPS Users Using Git Credentials topic has been added with information about setting up connections to CodeCommit using Git credentials over HTTPS. December 22, 2016
Updated topic The Product and Service Integrations topic has been updated to include information about integration with AWS CodeBuild. December 5, 2016
Updated topic CodeCommit is now available in another region, EU (Ireland). The Regions and Git Connection Endpoints topic has been updated to provide information about Git connection endpoints and supported regions for CodeCommit. November 16, 2016
Updated topic CodeCommit is now available in another region, US West (Oregon). The Regions and Git Connection Endpoints topic has been updated to provide information about Git connection endpoints and supported regions for CodeCommit. November 14, 2016
New topic The Create a Trigger for a Lambda Function topic has been updated to reflect the ability to create CodeCommit triggers as part of creating the Lambda function. This simplified process streamlines trigger creation and automatically configures the trigger with the permissions required for CodeCommit to invoke the Lambda function. The Create a Trigger for an Existing Lambda Function topic has been added to include information about creating triggers for existing Lambda functions in the CodeCommit console. October 19, 2016
New topic CodeCommit is now available in another region, US East (Ohio). The Regions and Git Connection Endpoints topic has been added to provide information about Git connection endpoints and supported regions for CodeCommit. October 17, 2016
Topic update The Product and Service Integrations topic has been updated to include information about integration with AWS Elastic Beanstalk. October 13, 2016
Topic update The Product and Service Integrations topic has been updated to include information about integration with AWS CloudFormation. October 6, 2016
Topic update The For SSH Connections on Windows topic has been revised to provide guidance for using a Bash emulator for SSH connections on Windows instead of the PuTTY suite of tools. September 29, 2016
Topic update The View Commit Details and CodeCommit Tutorial topics have been updated to include information about the Commit Visualizer in the CodeCommit console. The Limits topic has been updated with the increase to the number of references allowed in a single push. September 14, 2016
Topic update The View Commit Details and CodeCommit Tutorial topics have been updated to include information about viewing the history of commits in the CodeCommit console. July 28, 2016
New topics The Migrate a Git Repository to AWS CodeCommit and Migrate Local or Unversioned Content to AWS CodeCommit topics have been added. June 29, 2016
Topic update Minor updates have been made to the Troubleshooting and For HTTPS Connections on Windows with the AWS CLI Credential Helper topics. June 22, 2016
Topic update The Product and Service Integrations and Access Permissions Reference topics have been updated to include information about integration with CodePipeline. April 18, 2016
New topics The Manage Triggers for a Repository section has been added. New topics include examples, including policy and code samples, of how to create, edit, and delete triggers. March 7, 2016
New topic The Product and Service Integrations topic has been added. Minor updates have been made to Troubleshooting. March 7, 2016
Topic update In addition to the MD5 server fingerprint, the SHA256 server fingerprint for CodeCommit has been added to For SSH Connections on Linux, macOS, or Unix and For SSH Connections on Windows. December 9, 2015
New topic The Browse Files in a Repository topic has been added. New issues have been added to Troubleshooting. Minor improvements and fixes have been made throughout the user guide. October 5, 2015
New topic

The For SSH Users Not Using the AWS CLI topic has been added. The topics in the Setting Up section have been streamlined. Guidance to help users determine which steps to follow for their operating systems and preferred protocols has been provided.

August 5, 2015

Topic update Clarification and examples have been added to the SSH key ID steps in SSH and Linux, macOS, or Unix: Set Up the Public and Private Keys for Git and CodeCommit and SSH and Windows: Set Up the Public and Private Keys for Git and CodeCommit. July 24, 2015
Topic update Steps in SSH and Windows: Set Up the Public and Private Keys for Git and CodeCommit have been updated to address an issue with IAM and saving the public key file. July 22, 2015
Topic update Troubleshooting has been updated with navigation aids. More troubleshooting information for credential keychain issues has been added. July 20, 2015
Topic update More information about AWS Key Management Service permissions has been added to the AWS KMS and Encryption and the Access Permissions Reference topics. July 17, 2015
Topic update Another section has been added to Troubleshooting with information about troubleshooting issues with AWS Key Management Service. July 10, 2015

Initial release

This is the initial release of the CodeCommit User Guide.

July 9, 2015

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