How to install & configure Jenkins on CentOS/RHEL/Fedora/openSUSE

Start and Enable Jenkins Service

Run the following systemd & SysVinit commands to start and enable the jenkins service.

[Start, Enable & check the Status of Jenkins service on systemd system]
$ sudo systemctl start jenkins
$ sudo systemctl enable jenkins
$ sudo systemctl status jenkins

[Start, Enable & check the Status of Jenkins service on SysVinit system]

$ sudo service jenkins start
$ sudo service jenkins status
$ sudo chkconfig jenkins on

Allow the ports on firewall

Allow the required ports on firewall for public access.

[Open a Port on CentOS/RHEL 7 & Fedora]
firewall-cmd --zone=public --add-port=8080/tcp --permanent
firewall-cmd --zone=public --add-service=http --permanent
firewall-cmd --reload

Open a Port on CentOS/RHEL 6

$ sudo iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT
$ sudo iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 8080 -j ACCEPT
$ sudo service iptables save

Access the Jenkins Web portal

Open your web browser and navigate to http://localhost:8080 or http://your-server-ip-address:8080 or


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