Running Jenkins as a standalone application

Installing Jenkins as a standalone application is simpler than installing Jenkins as a service inside a container. Jenkins is available as a standalone application on the following operating systems:

  • Windows
  • Ubuntu/Debian
  • Red Hat/Fedora/CentOS
  • Mac OS X
  • openSUSE
  • FreeBSD
  • openBSD
  • Gentoo

Setting up Jenkins on Windows

There are two ways in which you can set up Jenkins on Windows. One is by using the Jenkins native package for Windows, and the other is through the jenkins.war file.

Installing Jenkins using the native Windows package

The following are the steps to install Jenkins using the native Windows package:

  1. To download the latest stable Jenkins package for Windows go to the link https://jenkins.io/download/.
  2. Once on ...

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