Saturday, April 28, 2012

Install Jenkins on Windows as a Windows Service

Installing Jenkins on Windows and setting up a Jenkins Windows Service, which starts Jenkins automatically whenever Windows is restarted is now easier than ever since there is a Jenkins Windows install wizard for it. This short tutorial shows how to setup Jenkins on Windows.

Step 1: Download the Windows native package from the Jenkins main website.

Step 2: Unpack the .zip file.

Step 3: Click through the install wizard.

Step 4: Verify that Jenkins is running. Open up a browser and go to: http://localhost:8080/. You should see the following:

Piece of Cake!

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