Prerequisites for creating a Pipeline

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This topic describes the prerequisites needed for creating a Pipeline.

To create a Pipeline:

For more information on installing plugins, please see Best practices for installing plugins on production instances.

CloudBees recommends these plugins to be able to access more functionality for Pipeline creation.

  • CloudBees Pipeline Stage View Extensions let you access the extended visualization features of Pipeline build history on the index page of a Pipeline. This visualization includes helpful metrics like average run time by stage and by build, and a user-friendly interface for interacting with input steps.

  • Pipeline: Stage View plugin lets you see the progress of each stage in complex build Pipelines.

  • CloudBees Pipeline: Templates Plugin ensures that Pipeline builds conform to organizational standards by giving the Jenkins administrator the opportunity to provide users a simplified and directed experience for configuring jobs, in "domain specific" terms that make sense to their organization.