Jenkins : Build Keeper Plugin

Plugin Information

View Build Keeper on the plugin site for more information.

Change log


  • Automatically mark builds as "keep forever" to prevent them from being removed when using "discard old builds"
  • Use the Policy extension point to define your own policies for selecting builds to keep


This plugin is compatible with Jenkins 1.408+


This plugin can be installed from the Plugin Manager (Manage Jenkins > Manage Plugins) under "Build Wrappers".

To install manually, download the latest plugin from and use the Upload Plugin option in the Advanced tab of the Plugin Manager.

Change log

1.3 (16/04/2012)

  • Add a policy that evaluates Run Conditions and keeps the build if the build step would have run
  • Now requires Jenkins 1.408 (from 1.396)

1.2 (11/01/2012)

  • Add a policy to keep the first failed build in a run of consecutive failed builds

1.1 (19/07/2011)

  • Add "Keep the first successful build every x days" to keep at least one build every so many days

1.0 (18/07/2011)

  • Initial release

Questions, Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests

Please post questions or comments about this plugin to the Jenkins User mailing list.
To report a bug or request an enhancement to this plugin please create a ticket in JIRA.