How can i debug the creation of ec2-userdata

It appears that since 5.8.1 our bamboo instance is creating garbled text when it spins up an elastic-build agent, this doesn't appear to be damaging our builds but facter is reporting an error on many of our builts:

Fact resolution fact='ec2_userdata', resolution='rest' resolved to an invalid value: String "\225XY[trimmed]5\357\377\000" is not valid UTF-8

On looking at the userdata in the ec2 console the data is obviously not a readable UTF-8 string as expected, its all garbled.

How can i debug this?

1 answer

1 vote

The content of EC2 user data is compressed. Can you make facter ignore EC2 user data?

I'll give it a go but it would be nice to be able to read this data.

I cannot find out how to disable the lookup of this field in facter or how to not compress the ec2_userdata in elastic bamboo.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
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...

1,561 views 0 6
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