Elastic Bamboo Windows image missing .NET 4.6, MSTest targets and nuget

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Managing your elastic images

I need to build my .NET 4.6 application with MSTests and perform a nuget restore (because MSBuild doesn't do it properly). The current Bamboo Windows image does not have any of these things.

Do I need to create my own AMI in AWS and then create a new configuration? I cannot find the Windows ami-bf02accc in the list of public images to copy as a starting point. Do I need to start a new image from scratch?

4 answers

This widget could not be displayed.

Same question - can Atlassian keep up with .net releases?  This is very important to us.

This widget could not be displayed.

Hi Daniel, I solved this by creating a new ami using the Elastic Bamboo image and updating .NET, adding nuget and build tools. You can then tell Bamboo to use your image. I understand from the utter silence from Atlassian that they do not keep up with .NET or support the images in any way.

This widget could not be displayed.

Thanks Rob.  We have our own Jenkins server which works ok now.  I was hoping that Bamboo would be easier to maintain, esp since we use JIRA and Bitbucket.  But if it requires manual setup as well as paying for the AWS machine, I see no point in moving off of Jenkins.  Too bad Atlassian is not responsive to this.

This widget could not be displayed.

Hi Daniel, if you have a Jenkins server already then I agree you're best where you are. I too am surprised that Atlassian aren't more up to date (we have JIRA Cloud, Confluence and Github). I wonder if they are having the "deep breath" before .NET Core is finally released and will catch up then with dual build machines etc.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Tuesday in Jira

What modern development practices are at the heart of how your team delivers software?

Hey Community mates! Claire here from the Software Product Marketing team. We all know software development changes rapidly, and it's often tough to keep up. But from our research, we've found the h...

202 views 1 3
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you