Getting Agent Hostname or IP address as a variable

Getting Agent Hostname or IP address as a variable 

 

We have 5 bamboo agents and bamboo server triggers the tests to one of the bamboo agent. 

 

Could we get the agent's hostname or IP as a variable in bamboo?

Eventually we want that variable as -Dhost=${bamboo.hostname} or something like that.  

1 answer

0 vote

I don't see any such variable presently in Bamboo.

But, how about this idea:
Bamboo has this variable: "bamboo.agentId"

1. Use this variable to get the agent id (agent id is never changed)

2. This agent is configured in the file <agent-home>/bamboo-agent.cfg.xml with the parameter <id>1234</id>. This file has the other details as well which are name, agent uuid. Manually assign the bamboo global variable to have the hostname for each of these agents id's.

2. Have a script task to check for the "bamboo.agentId" and have something like case statement to get the hostname based on the agent id and then assign this hostname to a variable which can be used later as per the requirement. Something like:

case  ${bamboo.agentId}  in
                <agent-id1>)       
                     export hostname=<globalvariable1>
                    ;;
                <agent-id2>)
           export hostname=<globalvariable2>
                    ;;
                *)              
          esac 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Renan Battaglin
Published May 18, 2017 in Bamboo

FAQ: How to Upgrade Bamboo Server

Bamboo 5.9 will no longer be supported after June 12, 2017. What does this mean? As part of our End of Life policy, Atlassian supports major versions for two years after the first major iteratio...

1,094 views 0 5
Read article

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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot