Guides - Deploying Jenkins through the Linode Marketplace
Quickly deploy a Compute Instance with many various software applications pre-installed and ready to use.
Jenkins is an open source automation tool which can build, test, and deploy your infrastructure. It gives you access to a massive library of plugins to support automation in your project’s lifecycle. You can create a continuous delivery pipeline which automates the process for getting your software from version control to your users.
Deploying a Marketplace App
The Linode Marketplace allows you to easily deploy software on a Compute Instance using the Cloud Manager. See Get Started with Marketplace Apps for complete steps.
Log in to the Cloud Manager and select the Marketplace link from the left navigation menu. This displays the Linode Create page with the Marketplace tab pre-selected.
Under the Select App section, select the app you would like to deploy.
Complete the form by following the steps and advice within the Creating a Compute Instance guide. Depending on the Marketplace App you selected, there may be additional configuration options available. See the Configuration Options section below for compatible distributions, recommended plans, and any additional configuration options available for this Marketplace App.
Click the Create Linode button. Once the Compute Instance has been provisioned and has fully powered on, wait for the software installation to complete. If the instance is powered off or restarted before this time, the software installation will likely fail.
To verify that the app has been fully installed, see Get Started with Marketplace Apps > Verify Installation. Once installed, follow the instructions within the Getting Started After Deployment section to access the application and start using it.
NoteEstimated deployment time: Jenkins should be fully installed within 2-5 minutes after the Compute Instance has finished provisioning.
- Supported distributions: Debian 10
- Recommended minimum plan: All plan types and sizes can be used.
Getting Started after Deployment
After deploying your Jenkins instance, you are ready to log in and continue the configuration process. Follow the steps in the next section to get started.
Access Your Jenkins Instance
Retrieve your Jenkins admin password by viewing the contents of the
You should see a similar output
Open a browser and navigate to
192.0.2.0with your Linode’s IP address. This will bring you the Unlock Jenkins page. Enter the password you retrieved in the previous step and click continue.
You are now ready to continue to configure Jenkins by installing the community suggested plugins or manually selecting plugins to install. Select the option you prefer.
After you have installed the desired plugins, you will be prompted to create your first admin user. Since the login password retrieved in the beginning of this section is temporary, you should create your admin user now.
NoteCurrently, Linode does not manage software and systems updates for Marketplace Apps. It is up to the user to perform routine maintenance on software deployed in this fashion.
You may wish to consult the following resources for additional information on this topic. While these are provided in the hope that they will be useful, please note that we cannot vouch for the accuracy or timeliness of externally hosted materials.
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