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Plugin Information

No information for the plugin 'archive-files-scm-plugin' is available. It may have been removed from distribution.

ArchiveFilesSCM - This plugin for Jenkins checkouts archive files and extracts to Jenkins job workspace


  • checkouts archive file only when last modified date(last*modified header returned when connecting to a URL) changes from last checkout date
  • supports pooling using the same above logic
  • supports extraction of zip,tar,gz,jar,war,ear files
  • detects type of archive file based on file name (i.e URL must end with zip,tar,tar.gz,jar,war,ear)
  • supports basic authentication
  • supports connection through proxy
  • supports running on slave

Note: If the type is unknown the plugin will simply copy the file to workspace

Known Issues

  • Jenkins server needs to be restarted when username and password is changed. This is because of JDK caching of credentials bug.

Change Log

Version 1.0.0