We have a Bamboo installation that has been running under the windows Local System account for years, currently building 22 plans.
While defining a new plan for a new product we're building I realized that one of the build steps must be run in the context of a real local user account, not the Local System account. The Bamboo docs state that this is supported, but the workflow they describe is more of a first-time setup workflow.
My question is, if I switch the Bamboo Server Service from running under the Local System account to running under a local (administrator) account, in a system that has years of history in it, should I expect to run into problems?
None of our build tasks do anything special like writing to the registry, etc. I'm more concerned about the stability of the build system itself.
The user is just a permission thing. If you change the user that the service runs as, you need to adjust the permissions on all files and folders that Bamboo will access to be owned and have read/write access to by that user.
Along with the information provided by @Dave Theodore [Coyote Creek Consulting] on permissions, please notice:
I'm happy to announce that Bamboo 7.1 has been released and it’s overflowing with awesome new features. Top-voted issues First and foremost, a bunch of JAC top voted issues has been delivered - y...
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