Introducing the Snap Shell

Posted by Ketan Padegaonkar

11 August 2014

We have all had times when the build “works on my machine” but “is red on the build machine”. Having your build running on a managed environment, makes it even harder, because you have to keep making tweaks in order to understand what’s going on.

Starting today, Snap offers you the ability to diagnose a build, and making it a lot more straightforward.

If you’re having trouble with your build - just type snap-shell as a command in your pipeline configuration.

When the command prompt is ready you’ll see an icon on the build history page, you can now visit the logs page where you can start diagnosing.

The stage log page will show a command prompt, with some help on how you can use it.

Here’s a quick video to demonstrate this feature:

Read some of our other posts on Snap Shell.

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