Running Imposter in AWS Lambda
There are many ways to run Imposter. This section describes how to run it as a Lambda function in AWS.
Other ways to run Imposter
Standalone mock server
- Using the command line client - see Imposter CLI
- As a Docker container - see Imposter Docker container
- As a JAR file on the JVM - see Imposter JAR file
Embedded in tests
AWS Lambda Features
- Access to mock server via Lambda function URL (or AWS API Gateway)
- Supports OpenAPI, REST and SOAP mocks
- Supports Stores for recording data for later use or review
You can deploy Imposter as a Lambda function in various ways, such as the AWS Console, using infrastructure as code (e.g. Terraform) or a framework such as Serverless.
Another option is to use the Imposter CLI, which has some opinionated choices to make things easier. You should choose the option that best suits your environment.
Deploy to Lambda using Imposter CLI
You can deploy as a Lambda function using the Imposter CLI.
Deploy to Lambda using AWS Console
You can also deploy as a Lambda function using the AWS Console.
Deploy to Lambda with Serverless Framework
You can also deploy as a Lambda function using Serverless Framework.
Other ways to deploy to Lambda
You can also deploy using infrastructure as code tools (e.g. Terraform or CloudFormation).
- Learn how to use Imposter with the Configuration guide.