Backing up manually
This chapter provides guidance for backing up your
If you are using CloudBees CI, you also have the option to use the CloudBees Backup Plugin for backup and recovery.
If you are performing a manual backup of CloudBees CI, CloudBees Jenkins Distribution, CloudBees Jenkins Platform, CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise v1, or Jenkins, the recommended manual backup process is to schedule a cron job on a regular cadence to create a tarball of your
There is no need to stop Jenkins when performing a backup.
Things to consider:
Refer to Explaining $JENKINS_HOME to determine what you want to include in your backup.
Store backup files on a different server for better security and in case of data corruption.
Store backup files on a different network for better security and in case of data corruption.
|The CloudBees Backup Plugin steps you through creating a Operations Center job for both backup and recovery. Even if you prefer to create your backups manually, consider setting it up as a Operations Center job that backs up everything across all masters.|