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    Simply variable management by re-using them

    Re-use variables

    Unlimited nesting of variables

    Combine with Project Variables add-on

    The Nested Variables add-on for Bamboo allows you to re-use global, project or plan variables. This is very valuable if you wish to allow Plan administrators to embed Global variables containing sensitive information.

    There is no limit to the nesting of variables. The add-on will continue to replace nested variables until it can no longer find a correct value. Take DRY to new levels with the Nested Variables add-on for Bamboo.

    The Nested Variables add-on can be combined with the Project Variables add-on, and is part of the Utility Belt add-on. If you are looking for simplifying your Bamboo administration, take a look at those add-ons as well!

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    Fixed in this release

    The following issues were fixed in this release:

    • Bamboo 5.8.x compatibility
    • Bamboo 5.9.x compatibility


    No significant impact is to be suspected as this is a minor bug fix release.

    Target Audience

    All current users of the Nested Variables add-on.

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    by Marek Ozaist on 2015-09-24
    Nested variables doesn't work for variables in deployment plans (environment) - for me completly unuseless
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    Vendor response

    Unfortunately it is not possible to provide support for deployment plans as the Bamboo API does not allow it. I will update the documentation to reflect this in order to avoid disappointments on raise false expectations.

    by Markus Maurer on 2015-07-16
    Is not in version 5.9.x suported,
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    The Nested Variables add-on currently supports all Bamboo versions from 4.1 to 5.9.x


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    Version 1.2.1 Bamboo Server 4.1 - 5.9.4 Released 2015-05-16


    Bamboo compatibility release


    1. Log into your Bamboo instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Atlassian Marketplace. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Nested Variables for Bamboo via search. The appropriate add-on version appears in the search results.
    5. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Nested Variables for Bamboo. You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Nested Variables for Bamboo begins to download.
    6. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
    7. Click Apply license. If you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your Bamboo instance.

    To find older Nested Variables for Bamboo versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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