Jenkins : VncRecorder Plugin

Plugin Information

View VncRecorder on the plugin site for more information.

Older versions of this plugin may not be safe to use. Please review the following warnings before using an older version:

This plugin records screen of current build or other configured VNC session as Shock Wave Flash (swf) file during a build and stores it as an artifact. This plugin can be used in combination with VncViewer and Xvnc plugin.

After the build, the video file gets also published as a HTTP link in the "Console output" of the build. The generated HTML file embeds a video and makes it possible to navigate within a recorded video directly in browser.


  • Linux on Jenkins master node
  • vnc2swf on Jenkins master node

How you use the plugin in a job

Example for usage together with Xvnc plugin

Result: video in your Browser

Link in "Console output"

Store as build artifact

The generated HTML file MyTest.html embeds video MyTest_2.swf and makes it possible to navigate within a video directly in browser.

Path of vnc2swf

Path of used vnc2swf can be customized under "Jenkins System configuration / Global settings". Default is the vnc2swf found in the PATH variable.

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vncrecorder1.png (image/png)
vncrecorder2.png (image/png)
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vncrecorder4.png (image/png)
MyTest_2.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash)
MyTest.html (text/html)
Xvnc.png (image/png)
vncrecorder2.png (image/png)
vncrecorder2_new.xcf (image/x-xcf)
vncrecorder2_new.png (image/png)
globalSettings.png (image/png)
recordVncSession.png (image/png)