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 a part of the JEP-224: Readonly system configuration effort.
You will want to...
Azure Key Vault is a product for securely managing keys, secrets and certificates.
I’m happy to announce two new features in the Azure Key Vault plugin:
a credential provider to tightly link Jenkins and Azure Key Vault.
huge thanks to Jie Shen for contributing this
integration with the configuration-as-code plugin.
These changes were released in v1.8 but make sure to run the latest version of the plugin, there has...
This blog post is part 1 of a Configuration-as-Code series
Jenkins is highly flexible and is today the de facto standard for implementing CI/CD, with an active community to maintain plugins for almost any combination of tools and use-cases.
But flexibility has a cost: in addition to Jenkins core, many plugins require some system-level configuration to be set so they can do their job.
In some circumstances,...