I’m running a aspnet core application with an SPA created using creat-react-app.
In this application I use some environment variables in the client. The official way to do this with this tool is to prefix the variables with “REACT_APP_”. (https://create-react-app.dev/docs/adding-custom-environment-variables/)
I’ve created these variables in my component settings. By default these are scoped as RUN_AND_BUILD_TIME. But they don’t seem to be available when my page is being built.
I added a couple of extra RUN instructions in my docker file to try and print these variables, they come out empty.
My application’s dockerfile is based on example provided here:
With the only modification being the installation of nodejs.
Thanks in advance, any help or clarification will be greatly appreciated. Hopefully I just missed something from the docs :)
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You mentioned you are running this from a Dockerfile.
Environment variables are only available as build-args for Dockerfile builds in App Platform. So you should declare them in the Dockerfile as an ARG and then set the ENV variable in the Dockerfile from the build-arg.
Something like this may work: