Jenkins Dashboard, creating Job & Performing continuous Download, Build, Deployment, call one job from another job, Performing all the five stages in CI-CD.

How to call one job from another job 

We need to create another job in Jenkins with freestyle selection, after that go to source code menu on Apply & save. 

Click on configure & build, add execute shell give message echo “testing passed”. 

After job process done 1,2,3 completed then it calls 2 job 4. for that go to 1st job click on configure and go to post build click on build other projects give the details as Testing. 

First Start All the AWS Machines. 

Connect Dev Server 

Start the Jenkins  

java -jar jenkins.war  

Stage 1 : Continuous Download START CI-CD 

1) Create New item as free style project 

2) Click on source code managment  

3) Select GIT 

4) Enter the URL of github reposiditory

5) Click on apply and save 

6) Run the Job 

7) Check the console output. 

8) Connect to the dev server 

9) Go to the location where code is downloaded 

sudo su – 

cd path of the folder 


Stage 2 : Continuous Build 

Convert the java files in to artifact ( .war file) 

10) Click on configure of the same job 

11) Go to Build Section 

12) Click on add build step 

13) Click on Invoke top level maven targets 

14) Enter the goal as  package 

15) click on apply and save 

16) Run the Job 

17) Click on number & click on console output 

18) Copy the path of the war file and check the file in the linux machine 

sudo su – 

cd path 


Stage 3 :Continuous Deployment  

Now we need to deploy the war file into the QA Server. 

19) For this we need to install “deploy to container” plugin. 

Go to Dasboard 

Click on manage jenkins 

Click on manage plugins 

Click on avaiable section 

Search for plugin ( deploy to container ) 

Select that plugin and click on install without restart. 

20) Click on post build actions of the development job 

21) Click on add post build actions 

22) Click on deploy war/ear to container 

23) Enter the path of the war file (or) 

we can give **/*.war in war/ear files. 

24) Context path: qaenv 

25) Containers : select tomcat 8 

Credentials : Click on add 

select jenkins 

enter tomcat user name and password 

Click on add 

Select credentials. 

give the private ip of the QA server. 


26) Click on apply and save 

27) Run the job 

28) To access the home page 



Step 1: Connect to Devserver from git bash 

Step 2: Start Jenkins    ( java  -jar  jenkins.war ) 

Step 3: Create new item  ( Name – testing ) 

Source code management tab,  Git 

Repository URL – 

Apply — Save 

Step 4: Run the job. 

Step 5: Check the path of the files which are downloaded. 


Step 6: Configure the same job ( testing ) 

Build — Add build Step  — Execute shell 

( Command: java -jar  testing.jar ) 

Command:   echo ” Testing passed” 

Now both are independent job. 

To call testing job  after development job is completed 

Go to first job ( demo ) —  configure  

Post build actions — add post build action — build other project –  

Projects to build – testing ( name of the job) 


Copying artifacts from development job to testing job 

The artifacts (war) created by the development job should be passed to the testing job so that the testing job can deploy that into tomcat in the prod environment. 

Install Plugins 

1) Go to Jenkins dashboard 

2) Go to manage jenkins 

3) Click on Manage plugins 

4) Search for “Copy Artifact”  plugin 

5) Install the plugin 

Stage 5 : Continous Delivery 

1) Go to Development job  

2) Go to Configure 

3) Go to Post build actions tab 

4) Click on add post build action 

5) Click on Archive the artifacts 

6) Enter **/*.war 

7) Click on apply and save 

8) Go to testing Job 

9) Click on configure 

10) Go to Build section 

11) Click on add build steps 

12) Click on copy artifacts from another project 

13) Enter Development as project name 

14) For Deployment Go to Post build actions section 

15) Click on add post build action 

16) Click on deploy war/ear to a container 

17) Enter **/*.war in war/ear files 

18) Context path : prodenv 

19) Click on add container  

20) Select tomcat 8 

21) Select your Credentials 

22) Enter private ip:8080 of the prod server 

23) Click on Apply and save 


7) enter linux command in Prod Server  –   cd /etc/tomcat8/ 

8) enter linux command in prod Server  –   ls 

9) You will find the file tomcat-users.xml 

10) Open the file — sudo vim tomcat-users.xml 

11) In the end we need to add one statement  

<user username=”learning” password=”sunilsunil” roles=”manager-script,manager-status,manager-gui”/> 

12)  we need to restart the service 

sudo service tomcat8 restart 

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