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Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment by Sander Rossel

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Role-based authorization strategy

Having to enable all these permissions for individual users can be a bit tedious and gets pretty annoying after a while. Luckily, there is a plugin to solve this, the Role-based Authorization Strategy plugin (https://wiki.jenkins.io/display/JENKINS/Role+Strategy+Plugin). This plugin does quite a lot. First, it adds a new option for global security, Role-based Strategy. Once you have chosen this type of authorization, a new item is added to the Jenkins management menu named Manage and Assign Roles. This opens up a new menu with three items of which we will discuss two, Manage Roles and Assign Roles.

On the Manage Roles screen, you can add roles and assign permissions just like in the matrix-based security. ...

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