Category Archives: Jenkins

Jenkins is an open source automation server written in Java. Jenkins helps to automate the non-human part of the software development process, with continuous integration and facilitating technical aspects of continuous delivery. It is a server-based system that runs in servlet containers such as Apache Tomcat.

Jenkins: a job to check a Github organization’s public repositories list

16 April 2019

 Proceeding with a Github repositories checker. To recall: the idea is to have such a check in case if somebody from developers accidentally will share our project’s private repository as public, or will create a public repository instead of making it as a private one – we will get a Slack alarm about such a… Read More »

Jenkins: Scripted Pipeline – Production environment job confirmation step

19 March 2019

 We have jobs which have to be executed on a Dev and Production environments via a Scripted Pipeline. In such jobs, there are tasks to execute CloudFormation upgrades on an infrastructure or Ansible playbooks to update servers configuration. To avoid an accidental execution of a Production job I want to have some confirmation step before… Read More »

Jenkins: import a job to another server

13 March 2019

 We have an old Jenkins with a bunch of iOS jobs which needs to be copied to a new Jenkins instance. Documentation suggests to: Move a job from one installation of Jenkins to another by simply copying the corresponding job directory. I.e. the first solution is just to copy a whole jobs directory or copy… Read More »