Jenkins on Microsoft Windows

The initial installation of Jenkins on Microsoft Windows is straightforward. The Microsoft Windows Jenkins MSI package comes complete with the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) prerequisite and Microsoft .NET 2.0 framework. This bundling provides a seamless Jenkins installation experience, and alleviates the need for any external prerequisite software installations.

By using the MSI installation package, the Jenkins installation wizards will automatically install itself as a Windows service. By installing Jenkins as a Microsoft Windows service it will become easier to manage and control. Windows services provide an easy way to specify what the system should do when Jenkins crashes.

Once Jenkins has been installed we will ...

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