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Jenkins home volume persistence

Posted October 29, 2020 986 views
CI/CDKubernetes

What happens to Jenkins volume in scenario where Jenkins pod is redeployed to another worker node? I assume in this example Jenkins volume (Jenkins state/data) persists only on worker node where it was deployed and not across the cluster. So when pod will be redeployed, all state will be lost?

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Hi, yes, you are correct. If the pod get redeployed, the volume data would be lost in this case. To make the data persist, you can use a volume backed by something like NFS or a CSI driver. Here is a nice tutorial that talks about using NFS with DOKS: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-readwritemany-rwx-persistent-volumes-with-nfs-on-digitalocean-kubernetes