I know that Bamboo variables from a build plan can be accessed in bash but can i also set them ? I need to set a variable or metadata that would be saved with the build and can be retrieved with REST API afterwards if needed ? Is that possible if so how ?
Only indirectly (and partially), i.e. there is no REST API for management of Bamboo variables - please watch/vote/comment on the following issues to raise awareness for this surprising limitation:
@Mihai Marinescu - yeah, I understand and can feel your pain. Unfortunately I'm not in a position to do anything about this, which is why I referenced the related Atlassian issue.
Of course, depending on how important this is for your use case, you can always develop your own Bamboo add-on to implement a REST endpoint that exposes the desired variables (in case, I'd recommend to support variable namespaces and/or password masking so that you do not expose possibly sensitive information like passwords by default).
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