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Can i add a capability directly in the remote agent?

Ramasamy October 23, 2019

Hello Everyone,

 

I'm new to bamboo. I'm learning it. I have a doubt regarding Adding the capabilities. Instead of Going to the bamboo and adding the capability for our remote agent Is there any way to add capability directly in the remote agent so that it will be automatically displayed in the bamboo.

Need help in this. Thanks in advance.

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Jack Nolddor [Sweet Bananas]
Marketplace Partner
Marketplace Partners provide apps and integrations available on the Atlassian Marketplace that extend the power of Atlassian products.
October 23, 2019

Hi Ramasamy,

You can define the capabilities for a specific remote agent by using a configuration file on the agent machine.

 

See Configuring remote agent capabilities using bamboo-capabilities.properties page

 

Regards

Ramasamy October 24, 2019

Thanks a lot Jack.

But in configuring remote agent capabilities they stated a format to add the executable capability, the format is

system.builder.<executable type>.<executable label>=<executable path>

For example: i would like to add the capability like dotnet(version 3.0.100).

location for my file dotnet is "C:\Program Files\dotnet"

I also tried adding like this "system.builder.dotnet.Dotnet=C:\Program Files\dotnet\dotnet.exe"  into a file named "bamboo-capabilities.properties" and moved this file inside the folder "C:\bamboo-agent\bamboo-agent-home\bin".  Restarted my remote agent.

After doing this i created a plan and tried to add a task but unfortunately there is no task named "Dotnet" is displaying inside my bamboo "Task types".

Kind of stuck again & confused. 

bamboo-capabilities.properties.png

References :

1.https://confluence.atlassian.com/bamkb/list-of-default-keys-for-the-bamboo-capabilities-properties-file-946025256.html

2.https://confluence.atlassian.com/bamboo/configuring-remote-agent-capabilities-using-bamboo-capabilities-properties-289276849.html

3.https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Bamboo-articles/How-to-configure-remote-agent-capabilities-using-bamboo/ba-p/1125201

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