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Bitbucket Pipelines- Same Steps but against different environment variables(Deployment)

I have a use case like below

 -  we have a release branch

 - Defined steps for build and deploy to destination from release branch in bitbucket-pipelines.yml

 - Defined 3 different Destination as testing, staging and production 


Question is, can we run pipeline against different destination but using the same release branch commit and same steps of build and deployment.

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Hi @Midhun Mohan  and welcome to the community.

When you say that you defined 3 different destinations as testing, staging and production, I assume that you defined them as deployment environments from Repository settings > Deployments?

If so, you can define different variables for each deployment environment from this page.

Based on the description of your use case, you could configure the bitbucket-pipelines.yml file as follows:

- step:
name: Build
- <command 1>
- <command 2>
- step:
name: Deploy to testing
deployment: testing
- <command to deploy>
- step:
name: Deploy to staging
deployment: staging
- <command to deploy>
- step:
name: Deploy to production
deployment: production
- <command to deploy>

With a yml file like above, each push to the release branch will trigger the Build step, and then the deployment steps to the 3 different environments.

I'm not sure if your question is about something different. In case I have misunderstood what you are asking, please feel free to clarify so I can better help you.

Kind regards,

Thanks for the response,

The mentioned steps, we already tried and its working.

The scenario here is bit different, means we have a build script, only those environment related variables has to be changed for each deployment(to dev , staging etc). So, if there is any way without updating yml each time for a new environment( say staging-2) we can run the pipeline. Only effort will be configuring the new environment under deployments.

Just to be simple, we need to check with you that can we select a deployment from a dropdown when running a pipeline so that the variables will be used from that.

Hi @Midhun Mohan,

Thank you for your reply and the clarification.

If you want to add and use a new environment under Deployments, then this needs to be added in the bitbucket-pipelines.yml file as well, with the keyword deployment for the relevant step.

Pipelines builds run based on the content of the bitbucket-pipelines.yml file and at the moment the deployment environment needs to be stated explicitly in the bitbucket-pipelines.yml file for the relevant step.

I'm afraid that it is not possible to have a deployment step where you can choose the environment from a dropdown.

Kind regards,

ya got to know that few days before, thanks for the confirmation.

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