To configure your JFrog Platform instance settings, go to the Jenkins System Configuration Page (Manage Jenkins > Configure System).
Click on the Add JFrog Platform Instance button to create a new JFrog instance configuration. If you'd like to set separate base URLs for Artifactory or Distribution, click on the Advanded button, and set the URLs.
Use the Credentials Plugin
Enable this checkbox to use the Jenkins Credentials Plugin to configure your Artifactory Servers credentials in your Jenkins job configuration pages. Using the Jenkins Credentials Plugin, you have the option of setting an Access Token or Username and Password / API Key to authenticate with Artifactory. Read more about this here.
|Configure the JFrog Platform instance ID. This ID can be used by your pipeline jobs to reference the configured instance.|
JFrog Platform URL
|The JFrog Platform URL.|
JFrog Artifactory URL
|The JFrog Artifactory URL. Its value is usually <JFrog Platform URL>/artifactory, but you can use this field to set a different URL for it.|
JFrog Distribution URL
|The Distribution URL. Its value is usually <JFrog Platform URL>/distribution, but you can use this field to set a different URL for it.|
The network timeout in seconds, used for establishing a connection and for unanswered requests.
Number of retries
The network connection retries number.
Number of threads for Generic uploads
The number of concurrent threads used for Generic uploads.
Bypass HTTP proxy
|Enable to bypass the global Jenkins proxy configuration when connecting to this server. |
The "Test Connection button" will work with the new setting once the page is saved.
|(Optional) Username and password that will be used for this Artifactory instance. You can also override these credentials from within the Jenkins Job. Note: the credentials are only required if Artifactory is configured not to allow anonymous access.|
Use Different Resolver Credentials
|(Optional) Enable this checkbox to set different credentials for the resolver.|
The user specified above must have Deploy permission in Artifactory. Log into Artifactory with Administrator privilege, go Security | Permissions in the Admin tab. Grant Deploy permission to the Deployer user (or perhaps better, a group to which the user belongs).
Authenticating with Artifactory and Distribution using Access Tokens or Basic Auth
Using the Jenkins Credentials Window, you have the option of setting an Access Tokens or Username and Password / API Key to authenticate with Artifactory.
For Access Token authentication, choose Secret text in the credentials Kind field.
For Username and Password / API Key authentication, choose Username and password in the credentials Kind field.
Configuring HTTP and HTTPS proxy
Define HTTP or HTTPS proxy according to the following Jenkins Documentation.
To bypass the HTTP proxy, enable the "Bypass HTTP proxy" checkbox described above.