Jenkins Backup Plugin : Simple Way to Backup and Restore Jenkins Jobs & Plugins

Jenkins Backup Plugin : Simple Way to Backup and Restore Jenkins Jobs & Plugins

In this article, we are going to check out how to take a backup of our Jenkins jobs, plugin, configuration, logs and steps to restore them.

To support the backup Jenkins provides the backup plugin which is used to take the backup of all Jenkins related configuration.

To know more about this plugin click here.

To Setup Jenkins Backup plugin we need to follow below steps:

1)    Login into Jenkins.

2)    Navigate to Manage Jenkins-->Manage Plugin, under the available section search for Backup and install it.

3)    After installation again Go back to Manage Jenkins and search the option for Backup Manager.

4)    Click on the Setup option.

5)    Provide the path of Backup directory, file format in which we want to store the information and click on save.

6)    Now Click on Backup Hudson Configuration link from backup manager page to start backup.

7)    Once the backup is completed we will get a screen like below.

8)    This backup information can also be validated in our local machine.

9)    To Recover from a backup we need to use the option of Restore Hudson configuration from Backup Manager Screen. 




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