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DevOps for Web Development by Mitesh Soni

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The Jenkins dashboard

The Jenkins dashboard is a simple and powerful place where we can manage all builds and therefore manage the application delivery pipeline as well. Open http://<localhost or IP address>:8080 from browser. Log in with the user credentials which we created earlier. It will direct us to the dashboard.

Let's understand the dashboard parameters:

  • New Item: It is used to create a new build job, pipeline, or build flow in Jenkins 2:

The Jenkins dashboard

  • Manage Jenkins: It allows a Jenkins 2 administrator to manage plugins, users, security, nodes, credentials, global tool configuration, and so on:

  • To know about the existing nodes used for build execution, ...

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