Asked by: Alarico Urosa
asked in category: General Last Updated: 6th May, 2020

How do I edit a Jenkins job?

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  1. Click "New Item" where you want it.
  2. Select "Copy existing Item"
  3. Specify the name of existing item to copy.
  4. Specify the name for the new job.
  5. Then go to configure the new job and change what you need.

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Hereof, how do you edit a view in Jenkins?

See Editing or Replacing the All View. Scroll to the bottom of the Edit View page, and the rest is obvious. Just delete the columns you don't want, add new columns you do want, and then grab and drag views to change their order.

Similarly, how do I copy an existing job in Jenkins? To copy an existing job, go to http://your-jenkins/newJob and use the "Copy existing job" option. Enter the name of the existing job - Jenkins will verify whether it exists. The default tab on the front page of Jenkins should list all existing jobs, but maybe your predecessor deleted the tab.

how do I rename a Jenkins job?

In New Jenkins, Click Rename link present in the left navigation pane, Update the job name and click save. Simply change the name in the Pipeline/Project name and hit save.

What type of jobs have you configured in Jenkins?

Jenkins supports several different types of build jobs. The two most commonly-used are the freestyle builds and the Maven 2/3 builds. The freestyle projects allow you to configure just about any sort of build job: they are highly flexible and very configurable.

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