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Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

By : Mitesh Soni, Alan Mark Berg
Book Image

Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

By: Mitesh Soni, Alan Mark Berg

Overview of this book

Jenkins 2.x is one of the most popular Continuous Integration servers in the market today. It was designed to maintain, secure, communicate, test, build, and improve the software development process. This book will begin by guiding you through steps for installing and configuring Jenkins 2.x on AWS and Azure. This is followed by steps that enable you to manage and monitor Jenkins 2.x. You will also explore the ways to enhance the overall security of Jenkins 2.x. You will then explore the steps involved in improving the code quality using SonarQube. Then, you will learn the ways to improve quality, followed by how to run performance and functional tests against a web application and web services. Finally, you will see what the available plugins are, concluding with best practices to improve quality.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Archiving artifacts

Artifact archiving is useful when you want to use an installable or distribution package in another project or build job. Normally, you create a different project to achieve a pipeline for end-to-end automation.

Getting ready

You need to have a project in Jenkins that creates a package file or distribution file, or any artifact that you want to utilize later from another project.

How to do it...

  1. Go to Jenkins dashboard | Jenkins project or build job | Post-build Actions | Add post-build action | Archive the artifacts:
  1. You can use wildcards, such...