It is interesting that such a plugin has not been created before, but better late than never. Jenkins Configuration as Code is the last missing piece in the puzzle for you to completely manage your Jenkins instance as code. Please subscribe to our blog to stay up to date on any new articles! The following shows the various configuration options in Jenkins. The configuration is part of our shared library. Either start with the basic example above, do your own thing, or use parts of my configuration.
However, a manual touch is always needed in the Jenkins global configuration. It forces you to use Docker and it also handles deployment of Jenkins. You can also reuse the same file to configure multiple Jenkins instances, or you can spin up a local instance to test your changes before you make them part of the production environment. Directory Layout Lets quickly remind ourselves about the layout of our shared library repository. Especially in times, when everyone is defining everything as code: infrastructure, its configuration, the application itself, how it is built, deployed, tested, etc.
The required infrastructure that handles the tests, Zalenium in our case, can also be set up with few commands. At least not right away :. We also have the job, our pipeline, defined as a code. Backing up our job is as easy as adding our Jenkinsfile to source control. The session will include with a live demo of the current version of the plugin. Configuring Jenkins Project We now have Jenkins configured to run builds automatically when code is pushed to central repositories.
One of the main principles of this plugin is to provide Jenkins user a simple, programming language-agnostic way of configuring things. The deployment job took around an hour, involved downtime and required multiple steps. Discussion about which ones need fixing and how, are still ongoing in the Gitter channel. Environment Variables This is used to add custom environment variables which will apply to all the jobs. Furthermore, it will be generated based on your actual Jenkins setup and you can access it directly on your own server. While preparing the prototype of the plugin we found existing ones.
Before you can start with the process given below, you will need to install the GitHub plugin on your Jenkins server. I use as a comment system. No more time consuming redeployment! It also makes it easy to compare and trace changes when something is broken. Feel free to create issues with features or bugs. Anyone, in any project, can create their own feature branch in the Git repository to try any idea they might have. Job creation : Jenkins c. However, I keep the collection in a.
More info about plugin pre-installation can be found in the. IllegalStateException: No configurator implementation to manage class org. Create a way to checkout externalised source code and config and apply it during container instantiation So how our config is actually applied to Jenkins? Executing Maven goals Stage v. The easiest way to do that is with Docker image. Once you have prepared your configuration file Jenkins can be configured automatically when it starts. Let alone daily deployment, it would simply be impossible given hundreds of slaves running builds all day long. Based on this message and like you said jenkins works with the configuration, everything is working as expected.
Jenkins Home Directory Jenkins needs some disk space to perform builds and keep archives. It will give us ability to quickly spin up local Jenkins instances for development or troubleshooting issues in production Jenkins. By default, official Vault image is started in development mode. The complete code can be found in this. Maybe it will still be of help to someone out there.
Pipeline can be thought of as a series of jobs. It works but feels a bit hacky. To do that just run command docker logs vault and find the following fragment in the logs. However, we need to add some configuration settings to Jenkins official image before running it. Create a Jenkinsfile: Go to the root directory of your maven project. Use only in test instances.