Jenkins : SimpleUpdateSite Plugin

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


  • 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



  • 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.


  • 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,,
        • *.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


To Korean

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