Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
Deleted user
0 / 0 points
Next:
badges earned

Your Points Tracker
Challenges
Leaderboard
  • Global
  • Feed

Badge for your thoughts?

You're enrolled in our new beta rewards program. Join our group to get the inside scoop and share your feedback.

Join group
Recognition
Give the gift of kudos
You have 0 kudos available to give
Who do you want to recognize?
Why do you want to recognize them?
Kudos
Great job appreciating your peers!
Check back soon to give more kudos.

Past Kudos Given
No kudos given
You haven't given any kudos yet. Share the love above and you'll see it here.

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

How to check for build failure within a running build?

I'm working on a Bamboo plan that interacts with a Service Desk ticket. The idea is that Bamboo does some long-running work and then updates the ticket with the results.

The bit I'm trying to figure out at the moment is how to update the SD ticket if something goes wrong with the Bamboo build. I've added a script to the plan under the "Final tasks" section with the intention that the script would query Bamboo to find out the status of the running build and, if something has gone wrong, update the SD ticket with that information.

I'm querying /rest/api/latest/result/<plan key>/<build number> and getting the data back from Bamboo but "state" and "buildState" are both set to "Unknown".

I could implement a solution by creating a marker file at the start of the plan and deleting it after a successful run of the long-running script then have the "final task" script check for the existence of the marker file but it seems a bit inelegant.

Is there any method for me to retrieve the information I'm looking for?

 

1 answer

1 accepted

2 votes
Answer accepted

Hi @Philip Colmer

Thank you for clearly stating the problem, it helps a lot who answers.

The perfect solution for you would be using the Pre-Post Build Command Runner plugin. Unfortunately, It is not available for Bamboo versions after 6.7.3. It is an Atlassian Labs plugin and therefore has no support nor updates guaranteed, but there is a request to update it in our issue tracker [BAM-20454] Update Pre-post Build Command Runner for Bamboo 6.8+.

 

I'm querying /rest/api/latest/result/<plan key>/<build number> and getting the data back from Bamboo but "state" and "buildState" are both set to "Unknown".

The result "Unknown" is expected for the plan assuming the build is still running, which is the case when you call the REST API from your final stage. The requests that would give you some data would be to JOBs.

Assuming your last plan stage is a final stage and you want to check if the build succeeded, you just need to make sure that all jobs in the prior stage succeeded.

I was running some tests and this solution worked for me:

job1=`curl -u<USER>:<PASSWORD> -H 'Accept: application/json' \
-X GET "<BAMBOO_URL>/rest/api/latest/result/<PROJ-PLAN-JOB1>-KEY-${bamboo.buildNumber}?buildstate" \
| jq -r '.buildState'`

job2=`curl -u<USER>:<PASSWORD> -H 'Accept: application/json' \
-X GET "<BAMBOO_URL>/rest/api/latest/result/<PROJ-PLAN-JOB2>-${bamboo.buildNumber}?buildstate" \
| jq -r '.buildState'`

if [ $job1 == 'Successful' ] && [ $job2 == 'Successful' ]
then
echo '****Successful****'
else
echo '****Failure****'
fi

Please let me know if that helps you to move forward.

Hi Daniel

That works perfectly. Thanks for the suggestion.

Regards

Philip

Would this work for plan branches?

It should, but you need to make sure the proper job is used.
For the main plan it will be something like mentioned before:

<PROJ-PLAN-JOB1>

For a plan branch it should be like

<PROJ-PLAN0-JOB1>

each plan branch will have a different PROJ-PLAN"X" name.

You should be able to use a variable (from  Bamboo Variables)to build the job key.

I hope it helps.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Bamboo

Bamboo Data Center - Early Access Program

G’day Bamboo customers, The wait is almost over! We are in the final stages of work on the first release of Bamboo Data Center, our self-managed enterprise offering of Bamboo. This Data Center offe...

1,097 views 0 16
Read article

Community Events

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

Find an event

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

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you