This page discusses what probably is the most common set up — let Jenkins maintain its own user database (where people can sign up to have their own accounts), and you as the administrator decides who can do what in Jenkins.
The configuration should look like the picture below:
Restart Jenkins (service jenkins restart)
Now you need to create an user account for yourself.
If everything works smoothly, you are now logged on as yourself with full permissions. If something goes wrong, follow this to reset the security setting.
If Jenkins is running on a Windows server then it is better to install the Active Directory plugin.
On a Linux host you have an option to either use the Active Directory plugin or an LDAP based authentication. To configure the LDAP to work with AD provide the following:
Note, that the Manager DN may actually very depending on your AD set up.
See LDAP Plugin.
More docs to come. Suggestions on what needs to be written are greatly appreciated.
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