In previous article we have seen about 'Jenkins' and what all Jenkins can do with its advantages.
Installing Jenkins is very simple, you can just get started by a single command line. That's it. You can access it with URL 'localhost:8080' . Let us see how to do that in below 5 steps. Before proceeding to install Jenkins, Jenkins requires Java 7 or above to function and Java8 is recommended as system requirement to run Jenkins.
Step 1: Download jenkins.war file from Jenkins Download Jenkins.war
Step 2: Now copy 'jenkins.war' in a folder. I have placed in c drive as below:
Step 3: DONE. Now go to the command prompt and execute the below statement via command line.
java -jar jenkins.war
Step 4: After executing the above command, you should see something like below.
Step 5: Once Jenkins has started, you should now be able to access it by using URL - 'localhost:8080'
You can also install Jenkins as a window service Visit jenkins page on how to Install Jenkins as a Window service it is very well documented. Once, it is installed, you shouldn't need to do anything else here because the windows installer will automatically runs Jenkins as a windows service.