Bitbucket Cloud

This article explains how to install the Drone server for Bitbucket Cloud. The server is packaged as a minimal Docker image distributed on DockerHub.

Step 1 - Preparation

Create an OAuth Application

Create a Bitbucket OAuth application. The Consumer Key and Consumer Secret are used to authorize access to Bitbucket resources.

Application Create Application View

Create a Shared Secret

Create a shared secret to authenticate communication between runners and your central Drone server.

You can use openssl to generate a shared secret:

$ openssl rand -hex 16
bea26a2221fd8090ea38720fc445eca6

Step 2 - Download

The Drone server is distributed as a lightweight Docker image. The image is self-contained and does not have any external dependencies.

$ docker pull drone/drone:1

Step 3 - Configuration

The Drone server is configured using environment variables. This article references a subset of configuration options, defined below. See Configuration for a complete list of configuration options.

  • DRONE_BITBUCKET_CLIENT_ID
    Required string value provides your Bitbucket oauth Client ID.
  • DRONE_BITBUCKET_CLIENT_SECRET
    Required string value provides your Bitbucket oauth Client Secret.
  • DRONE_RPC_SECRET
    Required string value provides the drone shared secret. This is used to authenticate the rpc connection to the server. The server and agent must be provided the same secret value.
  • DRONE_SERVER_HOST
    Required string value provides your external hostname or IP address. If using an IP address you may include the port. For example drone.company.com.
  • DRONE_SERVER_PROTO
    Required string value provides your external protocol scheme. This value should be set to http or https. This field defaults to https if you configure ssl or acme.

Step 4 - Start the Server

The server container can be started with the below command. The container is configured through environment variables. For a full list of configuration parameters, please see the configuration reference.

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docker run \
  --volume=/var/lib/drone:/data \
  --env=DRONE_AGENTS_ENABLED=true \
  --env=DRONE_BITBUCKET_CLIENT_ID=${DRONE_BITBUCKET_CLIENT_ID} \
  --env=DRONE_BITBUCKET_CLIENT_SECRET=${DRONE_BITBUCKET_CLIENT_SECRET} \
  --env=DRONE_RPC_SECRET=${DRONE_RPC_SECRET} \
  --env=DRONE_SERVER_HOST=${DRONE_SERVER_HOST} \
  --env=DRONE_SERVER_PROTO=${DRONE_SERVER_PROTO} \
  --publish=80:80 \
  --publish=443:443 \
  --restart=always \
  --detach=true \
  --name=drone \
  drone/drone:1

Step 5 - Install Runners

Once your server is up and runner you will need to install runners to execute your build pipelines. See our runner installation documentation for detailed installation instructions.

Runners /installation/runners