- Jenkins will be launched as a daemon up on start. See
/etc/init.d/jenkinsfor more details.
- The '
jenkins' user is created to run this service. If you change this to a different user via the config file, you must change the owner of /var/log/jenkins, /var/lib/jenkins, and /var/cache/jenkins.
- Log file will be placed in
/var/log/jenkins/jenkins.log. Check this file if you are troubleshooting Jenkins.
/etc/sysconfig/jenkinswill capture configuration parameters for the launch.
- By default, Jenkins listen on port 8080. Access this port with your browser to start configuration. Note that the built-in firewall may have to be opened to access this port from other computers. (See http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/disable-linux-firewall-under-centos-rhel-fedora/ for instructions how to disable the firewall permanently)
- A Jenkins RPM repository is added in
Important Note on CentOS Java