- A Cloud Guru
Jenkins and the CLI
In this lab, you will be provided with a server that has Jenkins pre-installed but not fully configured. As part of this lab, you will need to configure it for first use. Once configured and you can access the GUI, you will then need to configure it so you can use the Jenkins CLI. Once configured, you will use the Jenkins CLI from the provided server and run a command to show it is configured properly for use.
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Log In to the Provided Server
Log in to the server as
cloud_userwith the provided password to ensure you can log in. When the file
SERVER-READYis shown in the
/home/cloud_userfolder, then you can follow along with the tasks.
Log In to the Jenkins Instance on Port 8080
The supplied CentOS 8 server has Jenkins pre-installed. Use the same username and password as the provided server to log into the GUI.
Configure Jenkins for First Use
- Connect to the provided Jenkins server at port 8080.
- Configure the Jenkins server for first use by adding the key as mentioned on the initial landing page, creating a user called admin, and then installing the default plugins.
Enable and Configure the Jenkins SSH Server via the GUI
- Enable the SSH server built into Jenkins to use the fixed port 53801.
- Create an SSH key using cloud_user and the
- Copy and then paste the generated
id_rsa.pubfrom the cloud_user into the relevant location for the admin user in the GUI.
- Save this configuration.
Test the Jenkins CLI
Test you can use the Jenkins CLI by running the Jenkins CLI
helpcommand through an SSH connection to the Jenkins server.
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