SeaLights Jenkins plugin - Installation and setup

Installation using the Jenkins Plugin Manager

  1. Open Jenkins > Manage Jenkins > Plugin Manager page

  2. Search for Sealights Continuous Testing plugin in the Available tab

  3. Click on Install without restart to trigger the installation of the plugin and its dependencies

Installation the plugin manually

Download the SeaLights Jenkins plugin archive

You can download the SeaLights Jenkins plugin file to the local computer from two locations

  1. From Sealights servers: click here - Unzip the file. You will see a *.hpi file.

  2. From Jenkins Plugins Archive website: click here

Installing the Sealights plugin on the Jenkins Server

  1. Log in to Jenkins.

  2. Click Manage Jenkins and select Manage Plugins

  3. In the Manage Plugins menu, click the Advanced tab and scroll down to Upload Plugin section.

  4. Upload the downloaded *.hpi file.

Upgrading manually

If you are upgrading from a previous version, after installing you might have more than one version of the plugin.
If so, simply uninstall the older version before restarting the Jenkins server.

Installation troubleshooting - Nginx
If Jenkins is running behind nginx, you might encounter the error 'Nginx 413 Request Entity Too Large'. Please refer to the dedicated article Jenkins - Nginx error when using Sealights Plugin


Configure the global settings of the plugin

  1. Log in to Jenkins

  2. Click Manage Jenkins and select Configure System

  3. In the SeaLights Continuous Testing section, fill in the Token that you generated through the SeaLights dashboard. 

  4. Set any of the other fields if needed to override their defaults

For descriptions of each of the available options, see Jenkins Plugin Parameters