AWS CodeDeploy
User Guide (API Version 2014-10-06)

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Install or reinstall the CodeDeploy agent for Amazon Linux or RHEL

Sign in to the instance, and run the following commands, one at a time.

Note

In the fourth command, /home/ec2-user represents the default user name for an Amazon Linux or RHEL Amazon EC2 instance. If your instance was created using a custom AMI, the AMI owner might have specified a different default user name.

sudo yum update
sudo yum install ruby
sudo yum install wget
cd /home/ec2-user
wget https://bucket-name.s3.region-identifier.amazonaws.com/latest/install
chmod +x ./install
sudo ./install auto

bucket-name is the name of the Amazon S3 bucket that contains the CodeDeploy Resource Kit files for your region. region-identifier is the identifier for your region. For example, for the US East (Ohio) Region, replace bucket-name with aws-codedeploy-us-east-2 and replace region-identifier with us-east-2. For a list of bucket names and region identifiers, see Resource Kit Bucket Names by Region.

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

sudo service codedeploy-agent status

If the CodeDeploy agent is installed and running, you should see a message like The AWS CodeDeploy agent is running.

If you see a message like error: No AWS CodeDeploy agent running, start the service and run the following two commands, one at a time:

sudo service codedeploy-agent start
sudo service codedeploy-agent status