SSH plugin

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Plugin Information

Plugin ID ssh Changes In Latest Release
Since Latest Release
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Required Core
2.4 (archives)
Jan 08, 2014
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Edmund Wagner (id: edmund_wagner)
Usage Installations 2014-Nov 8567
2014-Dec 8670
2015-Jan 9129
2015-Feb 9361
2015-Mar 10024
2015-Apr 10219
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2015-Jun 10880
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Plugin info

This Plugin was derived from the very cool SCP Plugin.

You can use the SSH Plugin to run shell commands on a remote machine via ssh.


First go to the global configuration page and add a SSH site.

For your job select a configured site and enter the shell commands that should be executetd before and after the build.

Log will look like this.


  • i18n
  • we also need a post deploy script (ask some of the core team how to do that)
  • investigate stop behavior of Hudson jobs using the ssh Plugin
  • use same sites as scp plugin (plugin dependencies???)
  • ...

Known Issues


Version 2.5 (upcoming)
Version 2.4 (Jan 08 2014)
  • ability to use variables when defining SSH host
  • miscellaneous fixes
  • added keep alive interval
Version 2.3 (Sep 24 2012)
Version 2.2 (Sep 03 2012)
Version 2.1 (Aug 14 2012)
  • configurable pty mode
Version 2.0 (Jun 26, 2012)
  • support multiple sites on the same machine
Version 1.6 (Jun 24, 2012)
  • support parameterized builds
Version 1.3 (Jun 25, 2011)
Version 1.2 (Feb 17, 2011)
  • Fix to avoid executing empty script.
Version 1.1 (Jun 2, 2010)
  • Removed isEmpty() for 1.5 comp; better input areas
Version 1.0 (Feb 24, 2010)
  • Initial release.


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