Bamboo plugin administration view


i have created a bamboo plugin. its a task that sends mails. Now we want to view and edit the mailserver settings in bamboo. I have added a section and a item.

When clicking on the item, the page with the information and a edit-button should appear on the rigth side. But i dont know how to do this. would it be a web-panel or a servlet? I tried both but it didn't work.

<servlet key="admin-servlet" class="com.atlassian.bamboo2.printOut.ExampleServlet">
<web-section key="mailServerConfig" name="Mailserver Configuration" location="system.admin" weight="110" application="bamboo">
        <label key="Mailserver Configuration" />
<web-item key="bamboo-menu-item" name="XProduct Admin" section="system.admin/mailServerConfig" weight="10" application="bamboo">
		<label key="XProduct Admin" />
		<link linkId="my-web-item-link">plugins/servlet/mailserver</link>


i found out that i have to use xwork modul.

<xwork key="mailServerAction" name="mailServerAction">
		<package name="mailserver" extends="default">
			<action name="mailserver" class="com.atlassian.bamboo2.printOut.MyAction">
				<result name="success" type="velocity">/templates/admin.vm</result>

But when i click the item this error occurs:

org.apache.velocity.exception.ResourceNotFoundException: Unable to find resource '/templates/admin.vm'
	at org.apache.velocity.runtime.resource.ResourceManagerImpl.loadResource(
	at org.apache.velocity.runtime.resource.ResourceManagerImpl.getResource(
	at org.apache.velocity.runtime.RuntimeInstance.getTemplate(
	at com.opensymphony.webwork.dispatcher.VelocityResult.getTemplate(
	at com.opensymphony.webwork.dispatcher.VelocityResult.doExecute(
	at com.atlassian.xwork.results.ProfiledVelocityResult.doExecute(
	at com.opensymphony.webwork.dispatcher.WebWorkResultSupport.execute(
	at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.executeResult(


- src/main/java/package/

- src/main/resources/templates/admin.vm

- src/main/resources/atlassian-plugin.xml

I've tried to change die package "extends", added a "namespace" and a lot of slashes evreywhere, but the error still occurs.

What am I missing?


a result tag type freemarker and a .ftl file opens the page.. but why?

-> because in bamboo you cannot use any vm files, rigth? -.-


2 answers



<web-section key="sectionKey" name="sectionName" location="system.admin" weight="110" application="bamboo">
	<label key="sectionLabelKey" />

<web-item key="itemKey" name="itemName" section="system.admin/sectionKey" weight="10" application="bamboo">
	<label key="itemLabelKey" />
	<link linkId="actionKey">/packageName/actionName.action</link>

<xwork key="actionKey" name="actionName">
      <package name="packageName" extends="admin">
      <action name="actionName" class="PathToActionClass" method="execute">
          <result name="success" type="freemarker">/FileName.ftl</result>

ftl file:

    [@ui.header pageKey="Header" title=true /]
    <meta name="decorator" content="adminpage">

Can you post your src/main/java/package/MyAction.js file content? That would be great! Thanks.

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