Can Stash commits trigger a Bamboo build?

If not, when will this feature be added?

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Jason Hinch Atlassian Team Nov 06, 2012

Stash currently doesn't support this functionality directly but bamboo comes with scripts to trigger a build via a post-receive hook in the git repository. If you need to locate the repository on disk I would suggest using the Repository System Info Plugin. We will be looking at building this functionality into Stash in the future as well as other integration features.

The documentation mentions a postCommitBuildTrigger.sh file for Git, but such a file doesn't exist in either the Bamboo 4.2.1 or 4.3 installations. I'm guessing it will look pretty identical to the other postCommitBuildTrigger.sh files though.

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You can do this by installing the Stash Web Post Hooks Plugin (free and from Atlassian).

On each repository you can then configure this webhook to trigger a build using the REST API of Bamboo.

An example REST url for triggering a build:
http://bamboo.atlassian.com/bamboo/api/rest/updateAndBuild.action?buildKey=PROJECT-PLAN

This does not work for me. When I type this into a browser with my PROJECT-PLAN in the end the browser tells me "A build of ABC-XYZ was triggered by remote http call." Cool I thought. However, Bamboo isn't building anything.

Gerard's post with the example REST url was key for me.

Daniel's test by entering the url directly into a browser helped in debugging. I too eventually got "A build of PROJ-PLAN was triggered by remote http call." without a build initiating.

The final piece for me was adding the url pattern "/bamboo/api/rest/updateAndBuild" in the "Application Links - Incoming Authentication - Trusted Applications - URL Patterns" area.

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As of Bamboo 5.6 this feature has been added.

See e.g. https://blogs.atlassian.com/2014/07/bamboo-5-6-enterprise-scale-ci-teams-sizes/

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By the way, there is now an example hook plugin project now that allows you to ping a URL after a push to Stash:

https://developer.atlassian.com/stash/docs/2.3.0/how-tos/repo-hook-examples/async-post-receive-config.html

However, it requires a bit of knowledge of Java, Atlassian Plugin SDK & Maven.

After creating the JAR file, you can install it into Stash via its Administration interface.

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Hi everyone,

it seems to me that repository polling is not the most reliable thing in bamboo. Is there a trigger-builds-from-stash-feature available by now? And if not, is it on the list of feature requests?

Best,

Lukas

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