Installing Jenkins X
This guide shows you how to install the Jenkins X command line interface (CLI) program on the following platforms:
|For instructions on upgrading Jenkins X, refer to Upgrading Jenkins X.|
Jenkins X is a continuous integration and continuous delivery solution that uses modern, scalable cloud infrastructure to provide manageability, security, and best practices.
Deploying Jenkins X in your environment provides several benefits, including:
Automate the setup of your environments and CI/CD pipelines for building cloud native applications
Help your team accelerate the delivery of value to your customers
Generate immutable releases on each merge to master
Deploy dynamic Preview Environments on each pull request to help your team review and collaborate on changes before you merge
Jenkins X requires the following supported services installed and configured prior to installation:
Git services: GitHub. You will need to create a GitHub organization for Jenkins X. You will also need to create a GitHub "bot" account/username that can be utilized by Jenkins X.
To install Jenkins X, your environment needs:
Internet access is required for the two key features during setup:
A local machine that has a terminal application with a command-line (cli) shell such as
zshfor performing commands using the
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