Installing GoCD agent on Mac OS X
- Download the Mac OSX installer for GoCD agent from downloads page
- Unzip the installer in a folder of your choice. It creates a subfolder with the name
Managing the GoCD agent processThe GoCD agent script must be run with one of the following arguments:
||The GoCD agent will be started in the foreground|
||The GoCD agent will be started as a daemon in the background|
||The GoCD agent will be stopped|
||The GoCD agent will be restarted|
Configuring the GoCD agentAfter installing the GoCD agent, you must first configure the agent with the hostname (or IP address) of your GoCD server, in order to do this:
/usr/share/go-agent/wrapper-config/wrapper-properties.confin your favourite text editor.
- Follow the instructions in the file to configure the GoCD server url
- Save the file and exit your editor.
service go-agent [start|restart]to (re)start the agent.
Registering your agent with the server
For security reasons, all newly installed GoCD agents need to be enabled on the GoCD server before work is assigned to them. This prevents an unauthorized person from getting access to your source code. To enable a newly installed GoCD agent, do the following:
- Open the GoCD server dashboard
- Follow the instructions here to find the agent you’ve just installed on the list and add the agent to your cloud. The GoCD server will now schedule work for this agent.