Thursday, October 14, 2010

Installing the first Atlassian Bamboo Remote Agent on Windows 2008

Summary

The below instructions are step by step to install Atlassian Bamboo Remote Agent on Windows 2008 server. You'll need to replace the «token» in the below instructions to match your setup.

Installation Instructions

  • Add «service_account» to the Administrators group
  • Ensure Java JRE 6 or JDK 6 or later is installed (e.g. jdk-6u14-windows-i586.exe)
  • Create a folder c:\program files\atlassian bamboo
  • Copy atlassian-bamboo-agent-installer-2.5.5.jar to c:\program files\atlassian bamboo
  • Run As Administrator Command Prompt
    CD c:\program files\atlassian bamboo
    "C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\java" -Dbamboo.home=C:/Bamboo/agent1 -jar atlassian-bamboo-agent-installer-2.5.5.jar http://«bamboo_host»/agentServer/ installntservice
    
  • Change the Bamboo Remote Agent service to run as the «service_account»
  • Start the Bamboo Remote Agent service
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