How to install Latest Jenkins on RHEL 7 Server


(Lisa Mathew) #1

Prerequisites:

  1. Install Java

    sudo yum install -y java-1.8.0-openjdk
    

Install Jenkins on RHEL 7

  1. Add the Redhat repo for Jenkins.

    sudo wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/jenkins.repo http://pkg.jenkins-ci.org/redhat/jenkins.repo
    

To install the stable LTS version, you should dd the following repo.

 sudo wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/jenkins.repo http://pkg.jenkins-ci.org/redhat-stable/jenkins.repo
  1. Install the keys.

    sudo rpm --import https://jenkins-ci.org/redhat/jenkins-ci.org.key
    
  2. Install Jenkins using yum.

    sudo yum install jenkins
    

To install specific version of jenkins, follow the steps given below.

  1. Find the list of version available.

    sudo yum --showduplicates list jenkins | expand
    
  2. Install specific version by following the specific syntax.

    sudo yum install <package name>-<version info>
    

For example,

  sudo yum install jenkins-2.73.1-1.1

Start Jenkins:

You can start jenkins using the following command.

 sudo systemctl start jenkins