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Artifact handler question

I have a remote agent that I want to generate 2 artifacts. One, A,  is very large that I want to store on the remote agent. The second, B, is small and is needed by a local agent on the bamboo server as input to another build. So, if I enable the Agent-local artifact handler for the plan, A and B will stay on the remote agent, but will the server be able to get B since another plan has it as a depedency?

If not, is there another way to do this? (Artifacts A and B need to be generated from the same version in the repository)



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Hi Terry,

If you store the artifacts only on the remote agent, it will be available only for plans running on this agent.

Is artifact A also shared? What you can try is to keep non-shared artifacts on agent's environment and move only the shared ones to the server or to an S3 Bucket.

The following documentation exemplifies some use-case scenarios that I'm sure will help you to understand how this feature works:

Let us know if you have any other question.


Thanks for your reply.

A is also shared so it can be used by a deployment. I looked at the link previously, but I found it confusing. It didn't seem my use-case was covered. What I did to work around this was to create an intermediate plan that runs on the remote agent that has remote and agent-local enabled. The plan simply downloads B and then publishes it as a new artifact. I think the root issue is that you cannot control how each individual artifact it managed, its all or nothing.

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