Defining project variables

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When configuring a plan, you may want to specify variables to be used in the build process. For details on how variables are used, see Bamboo variables.

Project variables are defined for a specific project, and have the same value for every plan that belongs to the project. If you want to define a variable for a specific plan, define a plan variable as described in Defining plan variables.

Project variables can be accessed by using ${bamboo.globalVarName}. Project variables can also be overridden at runtime when running a manual build. For more information, see Running a plan build manually.

To access the plan variables page:

  1. Select a project.
  2. Select Project settings Variables.
  3. Add, update, or delete the plan variables, as desired:
    • Select Add to add a new variable once you have entered the key and value for it.
    • Updates to existing rows will be saved as you move between cells in the table.
    • Select the cross icon to delete a variable. Bamboo will ask you to confirm its deletion.

Project variables page

If your new plan variable contains the word password then the value field will be automatically encrypted. If you change a variable to include the word password, then the value field will change from viewable text to an asterisk string.

Last modified on Dec 15, 2021

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