Global Variable String Parameter Plugin

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Plugin Information

Plugin ID global-variable-string-parameter Changes In Latest Release
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Sep 17, 2013
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Patrick McKeown (id: pmaccamp)
Mario Vuong (id: marsbar)
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Global Variable String Parameter Plugin

Provides a parameter with support for global node properties via $VARIABLE or ${VARIABLE}


After installing, in your job choose Add Parameter and select Global Variable String Parameter. Use $VARIABLE or ${VARIABLE} in either the default value or on the build now page to substitute global node parameters.

Version History

Version 1.2 (Sept 17 2013)

  • Fix race condition where concurrent builds could cause variables not to substitute

Version 1.1 (Nov 02 2012)

  • Initial Release


  1. Create a global variable
  2. Create a global variable string parameter in a job
  3. Reference the global variable in the default value
  4. Add a simple echo statement to demonstrate the substitution
  5. The variable remains unsubstituted on the Build Now page
  6. But is correctly substituted in the console output
  7. The variable can also be changed from the build now screen to be incorrect
  8. And no longer substitutes


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