Build User Vars Plugin

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Plugin Information

Plugin ID build-user-vars-plugin Changes In Latest Release
Since Latest Release
Latest Release
Latest Release Date
Required Core
1.4 (archives)
Oct 10, 2014
Source Code
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Gavriil Konovalenko (id: gkonovalenko)
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This plugin is used to set user build variables.

Available variables

  • BUILD_USER – full name of user started build,
  • BUILD_USER_FIRST_NAME – first name of user started build,
  • BUILD_USER_LAST_NAME – last name of user started build,
  • BUILD_USER_ID – id of user started build.

Usage example

Enabling and sample usage:

Jenkins core compatibility

This plugin requires Jenkins 1.396+ (since 1.1 version of plugin).


1.4 (Oct 10, 2014)

  • - Support of BUILD_USER_EMAIL. Currently, only the explicit e-mail definition in user properties will work (see Mailer Plugin)
  • - NPE on non-existent upstream builds (issue #22974)

1.3 (Apr 12, 2014)


* [JENKINS-21955] Set BUILD_USER to "SCMTrigger" if a build is run because of a source code change


* Now works with Jenkins starting from 1.396 version.


* Initial version


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