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Plugin ID deploy Changes In Latest Release
Since Latest Release
Latest Release
Latest Release Date
Required Core
1.10 (archives)
Jul 02, 2014
Source Code
Issue Tracking
Pull Requests
Open Issues
Pull Requests
Kohsuke Kawaguchi (id: kohsuke)
Meikel Bode (id: edobm)
Daniel Barth (id: devkiela)
Leandro Kersting de Freitas (id: leandro-freitas-softdevelop)
Usage Installations 2014-Nov 8289
2014-Dec 8284
2015-Jan 8654
2015-Feb 8635
2015-Mar 9373
2015-Apr 9476
2015-May 9568
2015-Jun 9858
2015-Jul 10069
2015-Aug 9771
2015-Sep 10023
2015-Oct 10116

This plugin takes a war/ear file and deploys that to a running remote application server at the end of a build. The implementation is based on Cargo. The list of currently supported containers include:

  • Tomcat 4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x
  • JBoss 3.x/4.x
  • Glassfish 2.x/3.x

Refer to the Deploy WebSphere Plugin to deploy to a running remote WebSphere Application Server.
Refer to the WebLogic Deployer Plugin to deploy to a running remote WebLogic Application Server.

How to rollback or redeploy a previous build

There may be several ways to accomplish this, but here is one suggested method:

  1. Install the Copy Artifact Plugin
  2. Create a new job that you will trigger manually only when needed
  3. Configure this job with a build parameter of type "Build selector for Copy Artifact", and a copy artifact build step using "Specified by build parameter" to select the build.
  4. Add a post-build action to deploy the artifact that was copied from the other job

Now when you trigger this job you can enter the build number (or use any other available selector) to select which build to redeploy. Thanks to Helge Taubert for this idea.

Change Log

Version 1.10 (Jul 2, 2014)
Version 1.9 (Jun 11, 2012)
  • Password in config.xml is now scrambled (pull #6)
    • This change is backward-compatible but is not forward-compatible
  • The context path can now also be spericied (JENKINS-9093)
Version 1.8 (Jun 28, 2011)
  • GlassFish v3 remote deployment (pull #3)
Version 1.7 (Mar 11, 2011)
  • Fix Tomcat 7 deployement url
Version 1.6 (Dec 10, 2010)
  • Added Tomcat 7 and GlassFish 3 support
  • Fixed bug in GlassFishAdapter, need to explicitly set the home on the container
  • Updated library to Cargo 1.0.4
Version 1.5 (Jan 16, 2010)
  • Support Ant style GLOBs for specifying war/ear files (JENKINS-5166)
Version 1.4 (Dec 30, 2009)
  • Update library to Cargo 1.0
  • Only deploy if the build was successful, unless "even when failed" option is checked
  • Check URL format when saving config
  • Update code for more recent Hudson
  • Add initial glassfish support
Version 1.3 (Aug 5, 2008)
Version 1.2 (Jul 11, 2008)
  • Fixed the problem in submitting the configuration. Make sure to run this with 1.234 or later. (report)


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