Change plan build directory

I have a customised EC2 image based on the Atlassian stock windows image. I've added an EBS volume mounted as drive V:. Then checked out our svn repo to V:\svn.

I'm hoping to configure the Bamboo plan to use this directory to check out the repo, to save it being checked out in full each time.

Any ideas where I can configure this? I'm guessing I need to change the build-dir.

I currently see this in the log;

Working directory 'C:\build-dir\XXX-PLAN-JOB1' is empty. Checking out SVN URL 'https://abc.atlassian.net/svn/XXX/trunk'

So I need to configure the working directory?

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It will. The section about agents does apply to OnDemand because you're in control of the EC2 instance.

At the top of that article it says;

The information on this page does not apply to Bamboo OnDemand.

Are you saying this will work with OnDemand?

That's right, it will go to XXX-PLAN-JOB. You can't change it unless you manage your checkout on your own (by adding script tasks).

Ok got you.

So I can change the <buildworkingdirectory> to V:\svn by modifying bamboo-agent.cfg.xml

But presumably the svn checkout will now go to V:\svn\XXX-PLAN-JOB1?

How do I make it checkout to V:\svn regardless of the plan and job?

I tried changing bamboo-agent.cfg.xml to point to my desired working directory. But each time I rebooted my instance it would revert back. I found that making the change in bamboo-agent.cfg.template.xml has the desired effect.

Again, no mention of this in the documentation that I can see.

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