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Karl Fischer
·Apr 2, 2019

Bootstrapping Jenkins in an automated way can be tedious. Ideally, you have a pre-baked image with plugins and baked in pipeline for configuration/seeding from a central git repository. From that point on a Jenkins config change is just a push to a git repository. The following approach leverages JobDSL, Groovy system scripts and JCasC to bootstrap Jenkins in a fully automated way.


Pictures can sometimes describe more than words ..



.. and code can describe even more! The demo was done with the following repository:

The code also contains agent-on-demand bootstrapping with Terraform.