How to configure proxy server settings in Bamboo?


I can't seem to find any instructions to set the proxy server settings for Bamboo.

For testing purposes I'm just performing a simple wget in a task.


Note that the following does work from the console:

wget -e use_proxy=yes -e http_proxy=


I followed the JIRA doc below:

All configurations set in:



Attempt 1:



JVM_SUPPORT_RECOMMENDED_ARGS="-Dbamboo.paths.set.allowed=true -Dhttp.proxyHost= -Dhttp.proxyPort=8080 -Dhttps.proxyHost= -Dhttps.proxyPort=8080 -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts=10.20.*.*\|localhost"


Did not work and linking between apps failed.


Attempt 2 (as per comment in link above):

Added properties to JAVA_OPTS


JAVA_OPTS="-Xms${JVM_MINIMUM_MEMORY} -Xmx${JVM_MAXIMUM_MEMORY} ${JAVA_OPTS} ${JVM_REQUIRED_ARGS} ${JVM_SUPPORT_RECOMMENDED_ARGS} -Dhttp.proxyHost= -Dhttp.proxyPort=8080 -Dhttps.proxyHost= -Dhttps.proxyPort=8080 -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts=10.208.78.*\|localhost" #${BAMBOO_HOME_MINUSD}"


Did not work and linking between apps failed.

I have also looked at this question:

But I can't find the file wrapper.conf 


Any suggestions on how this can be set correctly?

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Looks like the instructions I posted above works after all. A couple of things to note:


  1. Environment variables need to be set as arguments within the tasks. Adding JAVA_OPTS has no impact on your tasks.
  2. the  -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts wildcard does not seem to work. This needs added individually (seperated by pipes) to get the app linking to work.


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If you're trying to set up an outbound proxy so UPM will reach the internet for your server, the steps you took are correct.

Have you restarted your application after changing


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Sry, i don't have an answer. Bumping this post because i have the same problem and desperately need an answer. (How was this post marked as "Solved" without a solution btw?)

I'm trying to setup the proxy settings in bamboo so that i can add a linked repository via Bitbucket Cloud.
(Side note: my bamboo installation is running as a docker image)

I too have been trying to set the proxy settings in the JVM_SUPPORT_RECOMMENDED_ARGS variable in the bin/ file:

When Bamboo starts up i can look at the "Environment Variables", i can see the JAVA_OPTS variable populated with the relevant proxy values.

Yet, as soon as i try to add a linked repository it fails with some sort of proxy error.
Trying various configurations i either get one of these errors:


1.) "Failed to load data from Bitbucket. com.atlassian.bamboo.plugins.bitbucket.api.BitbucketApiException: HTTP 407"

"The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL:*

Cache Access Denied.

Sorry, you are not currently allowed to request* from this cache until you have authenticated yourself."


2.) "Failed to load data from Bitbucket. [502 Proxy Error]" on the frontend accompanied by the following in the logs:

[DefaultHttpClient] I/O exception ( caught when connecting to {s}-> Network is unreachable (connect failed)


I have also configured the proxy on the environment itself and am able to connect to the Bitbucket Cloud repository using curl and make a successful call, but i can't seem to get the poxy settings to work in the JVM for Bamboo.

Any insight would be appreciated.

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