Windows Installer Upgrades

This article describes the transition from the old Jenkins Windows installer 2.235.2 (32 bit) to the new Jenkins Windows installer 2.235.3 (64 bit) Let’s take a look how Jenkins installation on Windows happened before release of this upgrade. Step 1 It’s evident that branding information is not present here. Step 2 Jenkins would be installed Read more about Windows Installer Upgrades[…]

Jenkins graduates in the Continuous Delivery Foundation

We are happy to announce that the Jenkins project has achieved the graduated status in the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF). This status is officially effective Aug 03, 2020. Jenkins is the first project to graduate in the CD Foundation. Thanks to all contributors who made our graduation possible! In this article, we will discuss what Read more about Jenkins graduates in the Continuous Delivery Foundation[…]

Jenkins 2.235.3: New Linux Repository Signing Keys

The Jenkins core release automation project has been delivering Jenkins weekly releases since Jenkins 2.232, April 16, 2020. The Linux repositories that deliver the weekly release were updated with new GPG keys with the release of Jenkins 2.232. Beginning with Jenkins LTS release 2.235.3, stable repositories will be signed with the same GPG keys that Read more about Jenkins 2.235.3: New Linux Repository Signing Keys[…]

Jenkins 2.248: Windows Support Updates

In this article, I would like to announce the new Windows support policy which was introduced in the Jenkins project in June 2020. This policy sets an expectation about how we handle issues and patches related to Windows support for the Jenkins server and agents, and how we organize testing of Windows support in the Read more about Jenkins 2.248: Windows Support Updates[…]

Read-only Jenkins Configuration

I’m excited to announce that the ‘read-only’ Jenkins feature is now available for preview. This feature allows restricting configuration UIs and APIs while providing access to essential Jenkins system configuration, diagnostics, and self-monitoring tools through Web UI. Such mode is critical for instances managed as code, e.g. with Jenkins Configuration-as-Code plugin. It is delivered as Read more about Read-only Jenkins Configuration[…]

Join us for online UI/UX hackfest on May 25-29!

On behalf of the Jenkins User Experience, Documentation and Advocacy and Outreach special interest groups, we are happy to announce the online UI/UX hackfest on May 25-29! Everyone is welcome to participate, regardless of their Jenkins development experience. The goal is to get together and work on improving Jenkins user experience, including but not limited Read more about Join us for online UI/UX hackfest on May 25-29![…]

Windows Docker Agent Images: General Availability

We would like to announce the availability of official Windows agent images for Docker. These images allow provisioning Jenkins agents with Windows OS on Docker and Kubernetes. New images All official Docker images for agents now provide nanoserver-1809 and windowsservercore-1809 tags which include Windows images and, at the moment, Java 8 (these are like the Read more about Windows Docker Agent Images: General Availability[…]

Docker images for agents: New names and What’s next

We would like to announce the renaming of the official Docker images for Jenkins agents. It does not have any immediate impact on Jenkins users, but they are expected to gradually upgrade their instances. This article provides information about the new official names, upgrade procedure, and the support policy for the old images. We will Read more about Docker images for agents: New names and What’s next[…]

Call for User Stories – Jenkins is the Way

One of the things we loved about going to developer conferences was meeting Jenkins users — newbies and old-timers alike — who are excited to talk about their projects and share tips on how to move forward using Jenkins. Since the coronavirus pandemic, we’re learning to rely more on new ways to gather, and it’s Read more about Call for User Stories – Jenkins is the Way[…]

GitHub App authentication support released

I’m excited to announce support for authenticating as a GitHub app in Jenkins. This has been a long awaited feature by many users. It has been released in GitHub Branch Source 2.7.0-beta1 which is available in the Jenkins experimental update center. Authenticating as a GitHub app brings many benefits: Larger rate limits – The rate Read more about GitHub App authentication support released[…]