Profile key not respected in serverless.yml

In my serverless.yml I’ve got:

  name: aws
  runtime: java8
  profile: test

Seems like it’s using my AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID and AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY environment variables instead of this profile. Is this expected?

Do you have a profile named test in the /Users/xxxx/.aws/credentials file?

The aws credentials file should look like:


While I haven’t tested it extensively, I think I’ve seen the AWS SDK (which Serverless uses) prioritise the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID and AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID variables over a specific profile, which would explain what you’re seeing (assuming your profiles are setup correctly, as per @DavidWells’s question).

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Yeah, that must be it. Thanks.

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