Using a Freestyle Jenkins Job - 7.3

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Create and run a Jenkins Job for continuous delivery.


  1. Click New Item to add a new Jenkins Job.
  2. Select a Freestyle project and update the name accordingly.
  3. Set up the Source Code Management (SCM) repository where the JSON configuration file is located.

    This example uses Git, with a repository named ci-artifacts-repo. The default branch is master.

    It is recommended to have a branch for each Talend environment (DEV, TEST, PRE-PROD, PROD, etc.). Each branch will have its own version of the JSON task list. Optionally, the name of this branch can be passed as a Job parameter with master as a default.

  4. In Build Environment, select the Inject environment variables to the build process check box and set the Talend Administration Center address and login information as environment variables.

    This way, you avoid hard-coding any parameters in the script. The JSON_CONFIG_FILE name is also exposed in case the default name must be changed.

    Optionally, these environment variables can also be saved in the SCM repository as a property file.

    The environment variables TAC_URL, TAC_ADMIN_USER, TAC_ADMIN_PWD and JSON_CONFIG_FILE are used by the Groovy script.

  5. Add a build step to retrieve the Groovy script.

    The script is copies into the Jenkins Job workspace using the Provide configuration file plugin.

    The name TALEND_TASK_MANAGEMENT is the name used to store the Groovy script, update it accordingly.

  6. Add a build step which uses the default Groovy installation to execute the Groovy script located in the workspace.

    The script path is provided by the environment variable TALEND_TASK_MANAGMENT defined above.


    • When Talend Administration Center is configured with SSL, you can add the Java truststore path (where the TAC certificate/Public Key has been imported) and the truststore password as Java OTPS (update accordingly).

    • When Talend Administration Center is not configured with SSL, do as follows:
  7. Run the Job to deploy the artifacts to the JobServers via Talend Administration Center.


The Job runs successfully:

The task is successfully deployed with the trigger configured and the Ready to run state.