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[HDGEM] How to Backup Jenkins Server

Setting up a backup process for Jenkins configuration.


Script a Jenkins job to use the thinBackup plugin or S3 plugin to send the Jenkins configuration to an Amazon S3 (cloud storage).

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Posted By Blogger to HDGEM at 9/28/2016 07:23:00 PM
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