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Hudson has native integrations with the following OSes. See respective sections for how to make Hudson run in the background automatically:
- Installing Hudson as Solaris 10 service
- Installing Hudson on Ubuntu
- Installing Hudson as a Unix daemon
Alternatively, if you have a servlet container that supports Servlet 2.4/JSP 2.0, such as Glassfish v2, Tomcat 5 (or any later versions), then you can run them as services, and deploy
hudson.war as you would any other war file. Container specific documentation is available if you choose this route.
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If you're running on Windows you might want to run Hudson as a service so it starts up automatically without requiring a user to log in. The easiest way is follow Installing Hudson as a Windows service. Alternatively, you can install a servlet container like GlassFish and Tomcat, which can run as a service by itself, and then deploy Hudson to it.
Since Hudson was written to work on unix-like platforms, some parts assume the presence of unix-utilities. It is advised to install these as well on Windows. Install UnxUtils (this includes a shell that seems to work with forward and backwards slashes and does globbing correctly), put it in the Windows
PATH, and copy
C:\bin\sh.exe (or whichever drive you use) to make shebang lines work. This should get you going.
Also, see how other people are deploying Hudson to get some idea of how to make it fit your environment.
- Case study of Sven Reimers
- Case study of Kohsuke Kawaguchi
- Case study of Rhett Sutphin
- Case study of Ned Collyer
- Case Study of Arnaud Lacour
- Case Study of JBoss
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