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How to create a job from an external container registry

Reviewed on 09 November 2023Published on 09 November 2023

Scaleway allows you to create jobs from external public container registries, such as Docker Hub, AWS container registries, GitLab container registry, etc.


Private container registries are currently not supported.

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Scaleway account logged into the console
  • Owner status or IAM permissions allowing you to perform actions in the intended Organization
  1. Click Jobs in the Serverless section of the side menu. The jobs page displays.

  2. Click Create job. The job creation wizard displays.

  3. Complete the following steps in the wizard:

    • Select the external container registry.
    • Enter the public container image URL provided by the external registry, such as
    • Enter a name, or use the automatically generated one. The name can only contain lowercase alphanumeric characters and dashes.
    • Select the region in which your job will be created.
    • Choose the resources to be allocated to your job at runtime. These define the performance characteristics of your job.
    • Optionally, add a cron schedule in the * * * * * format, and select your time zone to run your job periodically. Refer to the cron schedules documentation for more information.
    • Define any environment variables you want to inject into your job in the advanced options. For each environment variable, click +Add new variable and enter the key/value pair.
    • Add a startup command to your job. It will be executed every time your job is run.
    • Set a maximum duration to your job to stop it automatically if it does not complete within this limit.
    • Verify the estimated cost.
  4. Click Create a job definition to finish. You are directed to the listing of your Serverless Jobs.

  5. Click the name of the job you just created. The Overview tab displays.

  6. Click Run job to execute it.

The execution appears in the Job runs section of the Overview tab.


Refer to How to monitor a job to see the logs of the job you just executed.

See also
How to create a job from the Scaleway RegistryHow to run a job
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