December 22, 2021
New action: Generate integration variables
We continue to deliver quality-of-DevOps-life improvements with a new action that lets you use 3rd party integration data in pipeline actions that are not integration-specific, such as builds, VMs, and CLIs.
You will find the feature in the Setup section. The actions here let you fine-tune your pipelines to match the nuances of your company's workflow:
The new action generates variables for the selected type of integration and makes them available for the time of the pipeline execution. At the moment, the following integrations are supported:
Let's assume you have a pipeline with an action that requires a Docker image hosted on the Amazon ECR. The action is Docker VM, a Linux machine with Docker installed. Generating the variables will let you connect to the registry, pull the image to that VM and run commands:
All you need to do is add this action at the beginning of the pipeline – Buddy will automatically fetch the authorization data in subsequent actions:
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