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Hello Everyone,

Our organization is planning to install Jenkins as a service on the SuseLinux operating system. Before, we proceed with the installation we are planning to customize the installation folder and the

default log folder location :  var/log/jenkins/jenkins.log  location to a specific location  san/logs/jenkins/jenkins.log

We are following the below instructions for the installation and It would be much appreciated if anyone can help us in customizing the installation :

Execute the following steps to complete the installation of Jenkins in SuseLinux  environment :

Installation Steps:
Step1:  

To begin the  Jenkins installation in Suse,get the required packages from the Jenkins repository URL by executing the below command in putty session.

$ sudo zypper addrepo http://pkg.jenkins-ci.org/opensuse/Jenkins

The above command will get the latest Jenkins repo from the official Jenkins website and place it under

/etc/zypp/jenkins.repo location on the build server.

Step2:   To Install Jenkins execute the below command

sudo zypper install jenkins -  This is where we are are bit confused. When we execute the below command, Jenkins is getting installed in the below locations :

1. /etc/init.d/jenkins -  the actual service file

2. /var/logs/jenkins/jenkins.log  -  How to customize this location to  /san/logs/jenkins/jenkins.log ?

3. /var/lib/jenkins  is the installation folder  -  How to customize this location to /san/Jenkins

If a customization is required for multiple files, please list all the dependent files that needs to be modified before we install the jenkins

Please post if you have any additional questions.

Thanks,

Pavan.

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