Posted in Cloud Computing

Backup and Restore Jenkins

Backup and Restore Jenkins-Jenkins is enormously extendable through plugins. It is necessary to verify whether plugins work properly and don’t affect Jenkins down due to errors in plugin development.

Use ThinBackup plugin to schedule backup of Jenkins configuration and the testing history.

Download HPI file from

Put that file in plugins folder of Jenkins.war file

Run the Jenkins.war file again by executing java –jar jenkins.war

Click on the Manage Jenkins link on the Dashboard


Click on Settings

ThinBackup Configuration


Click on Backup Now

Click on Restore

Restore Configuration ThinBackup Jenkins



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s