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Plugin Information

View user build vars on the plugin site for more information.

This plugin provides a set of environment variables that describe the user who started the build.

Variables provided

This plugin defines the following environment variables to describe the user who started the build:




Full name (first name + last name)


First name


Last name


Jenkins user ID


Email address

Usage example

Select Set Jenkins user build variables and reference the variables during the build:

Jenkins core compatibility

This plugin requires Jenkins 1.609+ (since 1.5 version of plugin).


1.5 (Dec 11, 2015)

  • (plus)  -  Workflow support
  • Requires 1.609 or higher of Jenkins.

1.4 (Oct 10, 2014)

  • (plus) - Support of BUILD_USER_EMAIL. Currently, only the explicit e-mail definition in user properties will work (see Mailer Plugin)
  • (error) - NPE on non-existent upstream builds (JENKINS-22974)

1.3 (Apr 12, 2014)


* [JENKINS-21955] Set BUILD_USER to "SCMTrigger" if a build is run because of a source code change


* Now works with Jenkins starting from 1.396 version.


* Initial version

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