Octopus Deploy Documentation

Workers

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Workers are machines that can execute tasks that don't need to be run on the Octopus server or individual deployment targets.

You can manage your workers by navigating to Infrastructure ➜ Worker Pools in the Octopus Web Portal:

The Worker Pools area of Octopus Deploy

Workers are useful for the following scenarios:

  • Publishing to Azure websites.
  • Deploying AWS CloudFormation templates.
  • Deploying to AWS Elastic Beanstalk.
  • Uploading files to Amazon S3.
  • Backing up databases.
  • Performing database schema migrations
  • Configuring load balancers.

Workers diagram

Learn more about workers.

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