Supported Platforms and Environments
This page covers software-related environments TeamCity works with. For hardware-related notes, see this section.
In this section:
- Platforms (Operating Systems)
- Web Browsers
- Build Runners
- Testing Frameworks
- Version Control Systems
- Cloud Agents Integration
- VCS Hosting Services Integration
- Issue Tracker Integration
- IDE Integration
- Supported Databases
Platforms (Operating Systems)
Core features of TeamCity server are platform-independent. See considerations on choosing server platform.
The TeamCity server is a web application that runs within a capable J2EE servlet container.
The server requires a Java SE JRE installation to run. See notes on how to install Java on the server.
Supported Java versions are OpenJDK and Oracle Java 8 (32 or 64 bit), version 8u16 (or 1.8.0_16) or later. We recommend using the latest available version of JDK 8. Experimental Java 11 support is also provided, but we highly recommend using Java 8 instead.
Using 64-bit Java is recommended .
Note that the
.war distribution is going to be discontinued, and it is highly recommended using the
.tar.gz distribution which has Tomcat web server bundled. It is not advised to customize Tomcat settings unless absolutely necessary.
If you still want to use the
.war distribution, note that:
TeamCity is tested only under Apache Tomcat 8.5+, earlier Tomcat versions are not supported.
TeamCity is meant to support J2EE Servlet 3.0+ and JSP 2.2+ container based on Apache Jasper.
TeamCity may not work properly if the Apache Portable Runtime is enabled in Tomcat due to the issues in APR.
Generally, all the recent versions of Windows, Linux and macOS are supported. If you find any compatibility issues with any of the operating systems, make sure to let us know.
The TeamCity server is tested under the following operating systems:
Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, RedHat, SUSE, and others)
Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019
Server Core installation of Windows Server 2016
Windows 10 under the Tomcat 8.5+ web application server.
Reportedly works without known issues on:
Windows Server 2008 R2
Note that Windows XP/XP x64 are not supported.
The TeamCity Agent is a standalone Java application.
Build agents require a Java SE JRE installation to run. See notes on how to configure Java on agents.
Supported Java versions are OpenJDK and Oracle Java 8 - 11. We recommend using the latest available version of JDK 8 (or 1.8). Support for running agents under Java 1.6 and 1.7 is deprecated.
The TeamCity agent is tested under the following operating systems:
Windows Server 2003/2008, 2012, 2016, 2019
Server Core installation of Windows Server 2016
Reportedly works on:
Windows XP/XP x64
Windows 2000 (interactive mode only)
Windows Tray Notifier
Windows 7/7x64/10 with one of the supported versions of Internet Explorer.
The TeamCity Web Interface is mostly W3C-compliant, so just about any modern browser should work well with TeamCity. The following browsers have been specifically tested and reported to work correctly in the recent versions of:
Safari under Mac
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11+. Support for Internet Explorer 10 is discontinued since TeamCity 2018.1.4.
TeamCity supports a wide range of build tools, enabling both Java and .NET software teams to build their projects.
Supported Java build runners
Ant 1.6-1.10. TeamCity comes bundled with Ant 1.9.11.
Maven versions 2.0.x, 2.x, 3.x (known at the moment of the TeamCity release). Java 1.5 and higher is supported. TeamCity comes bundled with Maven 2.2.1, 3.0.5, 3.1.1, 3.2.5, 3.3.9, and 3.5.4.
IntelliJ IDEA Project runner (requires Java 8)
Gradle (requires Gradle 0.9-rc-1 or higher)
Supported .NET platform build runners
MSBuild. Requires .NET Framework or Mono installed on the build agent. Microsoft Build Tools 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019 are also supported.
NAnt versions 0.85 - 0.91 alpha 2. Requires .NET Framework or Mono installed on the build agent.
FxCop. Requires FxCop installed on the build agent.
Duplicates Finder for C# and VB.NET code based on ReSharper Command Line Tools. Supported languages are C# up to version 4.0 and VB.NET version 8.0 - 10.0. Requires .NET Framework 4.6.1+ installed on the build agent.
.NET Process Runner for running any .NET application (requires .NET installed on the build agent)
- NuGet runners under Windows, Linux macOS. Require NuGet.exe Command Line tool installed on the agents. Supported NuGet versions under Windows are 1.4+.
Windows: NuGet versions prior to 2.8.6 require .NET Framework 4.0+ installed on the build agent
Windows: NuGet 2.8.6 and later requires .NET 4.5
Linux and macOS: require Mono 4.4.2+ and NuGet CLI 3.2+ installed on the agent
JUnit 3.8.1+, 4.x
NUnit 2.2.10, 2.4.x, 2.5.x, 2.6.x, 3.0.x are supported (dedicated build runner).
MSTest 8.x-12.x,14.x, 15.x, 19.x and VSTest are supported by the Visual Studio Tests runner; requires the appropriate Microsoft Visual Studio edition or Visual Studio Test Agent installed on the build agent.
MSpec (requires MSpec installed on the build agent)
Version Control Systems
Git (for automatic
git gcsupport requires Git client installed on the server in order to perform maintenance of Git clones, latest version is recommended)
Subversion (server versions 1.4-1.9 and higher as long as the protocol is backward compatible).
Team Foundation Server 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017 are supported.
Mercurial (requires the Mercurial "hg" client v1.5.2+ installed on the server)
SourceGear Vault 6 and 7 (requires the Vault command line client libraries installed on the TeamCity server), integrated via an additional plugin
Borland StarTeam 6 and up (the StarTeam client application must be installed on the TeamCity server)
IBM Rational ClearCase Base and UCM modes (requires the ClearCase client installed and configured on the TeamCity server), integrated via an additional plugin
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6 and 2005 (requires a SourceSafe client installed on the TeamCity server, available only on Windows platforms)
For support for other VCS please check external plugins available.
Checkout on Agent
The requirements noted are for agent environment and are additional to those for the server listed above.
Git (git client version 1.6.4+ must be installed on the agent, latest version is recommended)
Subversion (working copies in the Subversion 1.4-1.8 format are supported)
Perforce (a Perforce client must be installed on the TeamCity agent machine)
Team Foundation Server 2005-2015, 2017 are supported.
Mercurial (the Mercurial "hg" client v1.5.2+ must be installed on the TeamCity agent machine)
IBM Rational ClearCase (the ClearCase client must be installed on the TeamCity agent machine)
Labeling Build Sources
Team Foundation Server
SourceGear Vault, integrated via an additional plugin
ClearCase, integrated via an additional plugin
Remote Run on Branch
Cloud Agents Integration
VCS Hosting Services Integration
Issue Tracker Integration
JetBrains YouTrack 1.0 and later (tested with the latest version)
Atlassian Jira 4.4 and later (all major features also reportedly worked for version 4.2)
Bugzilla 3.0 and later (tested with Bugzilla 5.0.1)
Azure DevOps Server (formerly Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – supported version 2012 or later, and Azure DevOps Services are supported)
Additional requirements are listed in Integrating TeamCity with Issue Tracker.
Links to issues of any issue tracker can also be recognized in change comments using Mapping External Links in Comments.
TeamCity provides productivity plugins for the following IDEs:
Eclipse: Eclipse versions 3.8 and 4.2-4.6 are supported. Eclipse must be run under JDK 1.5+
IntelliJ Platform Plugin: compatible with IntelliJ IDEA 15.0.x - 2019.3.x (Ultimate and Community editions); as well as other IDEs based on the same version of the platform, including JetBrains RubyMine 6.3+, JetBrains PyCharm 3.1+, JetBrains PhpStorm/WebStorm 7.1+, AppCode 2.1+. See more information on compatibility.
Remote Run and Pre-tested Commit
*) Supported only with the VCS integrations bundled with the IDEs by JetBrains
See more at Setting up an External Database
The internal database suits evaluation purposes only; we strongly recommend using an external database in a production environment.
MySQL 5.0.33+, 5.1.49+, 5.5+, 5.6+, 5.7+, 8+ (Note that due to bugs in MySQL, versions 5.0.20, 5.0.22 and 5.1 up to 5.1.48 are not compatible with TeamCity)
Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016 and newer (including Express editions), SQL Azure; SSL connections support might require these updates.
PostgreSQL 8.2 and newer
Oracle 10g and newer (TeamCity is tested with driver version 22.214.171.124)