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Plugin Information

View SimpleUpdateSite on the plugin site for more information.

This plugin make Jenkins connect to the custom support site which provide custom plugin update info and announcements.

  • Compatible with Jenkin 1.398 or after

Feature

  • access to custom update site and shows the plugin update info
  • provide the announcements from RSS
  • provide the "Ask a support" button to the custom Jenkins support site

          

Configuration

  • After installing this plugin, You will see the following screen in top when you access Jenkins with admin permission.
  • Click Jenkins configuration link
  • Provide the custom plugin update site url, announcements url, and ask a support url.
    • simpleupdatesite plugin needs a server which sends the support information to the plugins.
    • How to create URL is up to you. Easiest way is using simpleupdatesiterepo utility and googlecode.
    • See "How to create create custom support site" section.
  • Save configuration
  • See what is in the Jenkins top page.

Release

  • 1.1.2 
    • First official release in public.

How to create custom support site

  • Prepare CMS server 
    • It should provide the following.
      • Issue Tracker for the support request.
      • BuiltIn Board with RSS support for announcement
    • They should be accessible by URL.
  • Create custom update-center.json
    • Precondition
      • URL based download enabled server(WEB-DAV support is best").
    • How to make it.
      • Create a basefolder in which plugins folder exists
      • Put custom plugins info basefolder/plugins 
        • pluginname.hpi, pluginname.wiki, pluginname.info
        • *.wiki should contain the detailed usage link about the plugin. (If not exists, wiki link assigned in the plugin's pom.xml is used for update-center.json)
        • *.info should contain the short description about plugin (I may have the release info.)
      • Download simpleupdatesiterepo util.
      • Run following.
        • java -jar simpleupdatesiterepo-1.0.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar -u (siteUrl)  -f (basefolder)
        • siteUrl should be the base url of the update-center.json in the web server.
    • Upload the basefolder into the web server.
  • One of the easiest way is to use googlecode.
    • TBD

Reference

To Korean

  • 이 플러그인은 NHN에 의해 제공됩니다. 관련된 정보가 필요하시면 junoyoon at 엔에이치엔닷컴(영어로..) 으로 메일 주세요.

2 Comments

  1. Unknown User (bookchair)

    Great work Juno!

  2. Unknown User (cforce)

    Hi,

    Howto create a mirror (e.G if http://jenkins.mirror.isppower.de/updates/update-center.json) site with ur plugin. We have an lan internal jenkins server wit nio direct web acces. We already mirrorred the whole folder http://updates.jenkins-ci.org/download/plugins/ to a local webserver which is accessibble by our jenkins. Would be great if you can write a turtorial.