Steps to Install & Configure Bamboo on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Bamboo is a free & open source continuous integration and continuous deployment serve. It is developed by Atlassian. It helps to provide an automated and reliable build and test process for application source-codes. We can easily Install and configure Bamboo.


  • Ubuntu system with Sudo Privileges.
  • Java 8.0
  • 4GM RAM.

There are some steps to install & configure Bamboo on Ubuntu:

Step 1: Update the System.

apt-get update

Step 2: Install Java.

apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk

  • Check Java version.

java -version

  • Here is the command output.

Step 3: Install PostgreSQL on system.

apt install postgresql postgresql-contrib

  • Here is the command output.

  • Login to postgresql shell.

sudo -u postgres psql

  • Here is the command output.

  • Create database.

create database bamboo;

  • Create user.

create user user_bamboo with encrypted password 'Password';

  • Provide the Grant all privileges.

grant all privileges on database bamboo to user_bamboo;

  • Type \q to quit.


Step 4: Download the Bamboo.

cd /opt

  • Here is the command output.

  • Extract the downloaded folder.

tar -xvf atlassian-bamboo-8.1.2.tar.gz

  • Here is the command output.

  • Change the name.

mv atlassian-bamboo-8.1.2 bamboo

  • change the path.

cd /opt/bamboo/

  • List the files.


  • Here is the command output.

Step 5: Configure Bamboo.

  • Create a directory.

mkdir -p /home/ubuntu//bamboo/bamboo-home

  • Open the following file.

vim /opt/bamboo/atlassian-bamboo/WEB-INF/classes/

  • Un-comment the line.


  • Edit the un-commented line.


  • Here is the command output.

Step 6: Start the bamboo service.

  • Change the directory.

cd /opt/bamboo/bin

  • Run the following command.


  • Here is the command output.

  • Open the following port number in firewall.

ufw allow 8085

  • Here is the command output.

Step 7:  Open Bamboo web interface.


  • Here is the output.
  • We need a License key.
  • Click on Generate a Bamboo Data Center license option.

  • Provide a Organization name.
  • Click on Generate License.

  • Copy the License key.

  • Paste in license key column.
  • Click on Continue.

  • Configure the instance.
  • Provide the Bamboo instance name & check Base URL.

  • Check Shared system directories.

  • Click on Continue.

  • Select Database Type.For example: select PostgreSQL database type.
  • Click on Continue.

  • Configure the database.
  • Provide the Db Username & Password.
  • Click on Continue.

  • As first time installation,Click on Create a New Bamboo home.
  • Click on Continue.

  • Provide the Admin credentials such as username,password,full name & email-address.
  • Click on Finish.

  • Click on Install Remote Agent.

  • Now,we need a Agent Machine.
  • Install Java 8.0 on Agent Machine.
  • Download the Remote Agent JAR file on Agent machine.
  • Right click on Download Remote Agent JAR option—->Copy the link Address.Run on Agent machine

  • Here is the output.

  • Once remote agent JAR installed,Run the Remote Agent command.
  • Here is the output.

  • After sometime,we need a approval for Remote Agent.

  • Go to Bamboo web interface.
  • Click on Agents.

  • Click on Approve Access.

  • Access Approved.
  • Once Remote Agent installed,click on Bamboo.

  • Click on Create Your First Build Plan.

  • Provide a Project & Plan name.
  • Select Plan access.If we want to allow all users to view this plan then enable the plan access.
  • Click on Create.

  • Provide a Repository host.
  • Select Link New repository so provide Bitbucket or GitHub link or select none.
  • Click on Save & Continue.

  • Configure the Job as per needs or requirements.
  • Click on Create.

  • Now First build plan is successfully created.

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