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Nabil Saoual

Nabil Saoual

JENKINS – some ways to restart manually Jenkins services

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Hi Team, Depending on your actions performed on your master,sometimes Jenkins needs to be restarted,for that,we have many alternatives,it is not supposed to be a tough task but it can be helpful to know how to do that…..So let’s see that! Using Jenkins WEB URL interface By connecting to your Jenkins dashboard you have the choice to restart the Jenkins master directly or wait for builds running to be completed before that. Restart Jenkins Force…

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Nabil Saoual

JENKINS – Deploy Ansible Playbook with Jenkins plugin

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Hi team As you know Jenkins has over 1700 plugins available which make him one of the most powerful and flexible tool ever created:) so let’s see one of the most interesting plugin:Making builds with Ansible Plugin. What is Ansible? It is a tool to deploy software and application on many servers, it can be really useful in case of update patch or new versions to be added on many machines , with Ansible all…

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JENKINS – recover access to your Jenkins Admin Dashboard

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Hi team, I recently installed a Jenkins machine and forgot to create a “first admin user”, but I also forgot the password to log in with default admin user (I guess default password was admin but it doesn’t matter now because I figured out how to log in without it temporarily in order to recover it 🙂 ) Here is what you will see below Jenkins first installation and admin password location: During my previous…

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Nabil Saoual

JENKINS add and configure Slack notifications

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Hi team, If you wonder how to improve your team work efficiently during your Jenkins projects here is a good solution: configure slack notifications,what is slack notification?how can we configure for our Jenkins builds? Below we will see how to work on Jenkins using slack notifications,so let’s go! Create a Slack workspace Slack allows you to create a workspace on which you will be able to communicate with you team on your projects and can…

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Nabil Saoual

Maven: Could not find or load main class org.codehaus.plexus.classworlds.launcher.Launcher

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Working on Jenkins and Artifactory I often seen options suggesting Maven tool,but what is Maven purpose?How can we use and install it on a Windows system?During this install you may encounter some kind of issues Introduction Maven is a tool that can be used for building and managing any Java-based project ( In our case we will use it on Jenkins ) Maven builds a project using its project object model (POM) and a set…

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Nabil Saoual

JENKINS : Update manually your Jenkins master

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Hi there, What about keeping up to date your Jenkins 🙂 Such easy to perform that!Today we will check the manual update of our Jenkins master Check if updates are available You can see that a new version is available in the blue info ribbon We got 2 ways to upgrade Jenkins : manually or automatically You can check your current version at the bottom right hand corner of your page Check the changelog Note…

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Control-M/EM : libnsl.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

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Hi team, When installing a brand new control-M server on your machine,you may encounter issues related to Control-M installation prerequisite. That was my case on my Virtual machine,we will see how to fix it quickly. System configuration: Issue encountered during installation: machine: [[email protected] ~]# uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 4.18.0-80.11.2.el8_0.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Sep 24 11:32:19 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux [[email protected] ~]# CentOS Linux 8 64bits =============================== === Control-M 9.0.20.000 Installation === === Installation…

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JENKINS installing Artifactory server and add it to your Jenkins master

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Hi everybody As promised in my previous post on Artifactory plugin here is the installation guide to use Artifactory with your  Jenkins master.First we need to check the prerequisites and then after installation will see how to link it to our Jenkins master. We will use the trial version and also further the open source version. A quick presentation of Artifactory  from Jfrog’s site ( description also available in my previous blog ) prerequisite go…

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JENKINS installing Artifactory plugin and fix dependencies issue

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Hi everybody As I planned to show you how to use Artifactory in next blog topic , we need to install it through plugin management. During this I faced some issues.Below we will check how to fix it. what is an artifact? An artifact is a file produced as a result of a Jenkins build. The name comes from Maven naming conventions A single Jenkins build can produce many artifacts why archiving artifacts? By default,…

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JENKINS create a pipeline using Blue Ocean

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Hi everybody, Last time we have seen what is Pipeline concepts including scripted and declarative pipeline methods.Today we will see how to create easily a declarative pipeline using Blue ocean tool.It will allow us to generate a workflow without needing advanced scripting skills. what’s blue ocean? Blue Ocean is graphical user interface making it easier to define continuous delivery pipelines. To build your pipelines you will use an integrated editor. You will be able to…

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