New Install Missing Agents

Hi,

I am new to TeamCity and have just installed the latest version.  UI looks great!  I clicked on the Agents tab and choose "Install Build Agents / Using MS Windows Installer" on my server 2008 machine and went through the installer.  I have confirmed that both the Team City web service and Team City Build Agent services are started however when I refresh the web UI I don't see the Agent.  How do I get the installed agent to show up?

I installed the web UI at http://CI.mydomain.com:8080

I installed the build server on port 9090

Thanks!,

Ben

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If agent is installed on another machine (not on the PC where the server is installed), it should pass authorization process to be able to run builds. Take a look at subtabs of the Agents tab, probably you'll find the agent in the Unauthorized agents tab.

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I installed it on the same machine, is that OK for a light amount of building or to start out?  My Agents tab has the following tabs underneath: Connectined (0), Disconnected (0), Unauthorized (0), Matrix, Statistics, Cloud and under Unauthorized it reads "There are no unauthorized agents found.  Agent licenses left: 3."

-Ben

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Then I would take a look at teamcity-agent.log and teamcity-server.log. Probably there is a reason why agent can't connect to the server.

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This looks like it could be it.  I installed on port 8080 so where would I change where the build agent looks for the TeamCity server? i.e probbly needs to look for http://ci1.sysys.com:8080/RPC2

[2010-12-06 09:11:04,782]   WARN - buildServer.AGENT.registration - Call http://ci1.sysys.com/RPC2 buildServer.registerAgent3: org.apache.xmlrpc.XmlRpcClientException: Server returned incorrect status code: 404 Not Found

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You need to change serverUrl property in the <agent inst dir>/conf/buildAgent.properties file. No need to restart agent, if will re-read properties automatically.

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