I was wondering if anyone has ran Jenkins in a Docker container? How did you do it and are there any tips that you would share? What are the exact commands that you used to run the container with?
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Yes, I’ve recently had to set that up. So far it is working pretty well!
Here’s a link to the official Jenkins image on Docker Hub:
Note: Make sure NOT to use the deprecated one here:
Once you have docker installed on your host, all you need to do is to simply run this command:
But even better, You will probably want to make that an explicit volume so you can manage it and attach to another container for upgrades:
This will automatically create a ‘jenkins_home’ docker volume on the host machine, that will survive the container stop/restart/deletion.
For more information I would also suggest going through the readme file on the official repo here:
Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby