Use JFrog Connect to deploy images from your AWS ECR account onto your edge devices
Connect container update is able to pull images from your AWS ECR and deploy them on your devices. To do so the container update tool needs the following configuration:
  • The ECR registry server address

Configuring AWS ECR with JFrog Connect update container tool

  1. 1.
    In the Connect platform go to the Create Update Flow tab in the Update page
  2. 2.
    Drag the Deploy Container Block into the Update Flow and click on the Block.
  3. 3.
    Select the Private Repository checkbox.
  4. 4.
    Click on the Add Account button and select Amazon ECR in the Registry Provider dropdown.
AWS ECR configuration example
4. Under "Account Display Name" enter any name you would. 5. To fill the "Access Key ID" and "Access Key Secret" parameters, please go over the next steps: (ECR Container Updates need AWS Access keys in order to be able to pull the image from your repositories)
  1. 1.
    In the AWS Management Console go to the IAM page, and click on Users in the navigation bar.
  2. 2.
    Click on the Add user button.
  3. 3.
    Enter a username (for example: "connect-container-updates") and choose Programmatic access.
  4. 4.
    Select "Attach existing policies directly". In the policies search for "AmazonEC2ContainerRegistryReadOnly" policy and select it. Set the permissions boundary to "Create user without a permissions boundary"
  5. 5.
    You can add any tags that you wish.
  6. 6.
    Finish reviewing and create the user.
  7. 7.
    You will be prompted to save the Access ID and Secret Key. Save these - Connect requires these fields and you won't be able to access the Secret Key again.
6. Enter the given "Access Key ID" and "Access Key Secret" on the JFrog Connect page. 7. Under the "Registry Address" enter your Registry server address from any repository URI For example: (In most cases this will be
8. Click on "Save Account".

Deploying an update

When deploying an update, check the Private Repository checkbox and select the wanted account. In the Repository Name enter the URI from the AWS ECR Repository - see image.
Repository Name is marked in red
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Configuring AWS ECR with JFrog Connect update container tool
Deploying an update