Jenkins is one of the most popular tools for CICD amp automation purposes. Jenkins is an open-source automation server that is used to reliably build test and deploy software by developers around the world. .
Here we are only going to discuss how to add ssh credentials in Jenkins server to make connections to other servers for the purpose of executing various scripts or commands on other servers. We can also make connections to other servers where some files are kept to execute them.
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In this tutorial we will learn to add ssh credentials on the Jenkins server and how we can make an ssh connection with a remote server.
We need to install a plugin named PUBLISH OVER SSH on the Jenkins server to add the ssh credentials. Once we have downloaded the plugin by visiting Manage Jenkins then Manage Plugins section. Here we need to click on the Advanced tab amp then click on Upload plugin to upload the downloaded plugin.