Installing Insight

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This section details how to install CloudBees Build Acceleration Insight. Because Insight analyzes build annotation files, CloudBees recommends to install it on the system where you run Electric Make or on a Cluster Manager host where you can upload build annotation files.

For a list of supported platforms, see CloudBees Build Acceleration supported platforms.

Linux installation

Using information from the table below, follow one of these methods:

Installer filename

32-bit: CloudBeesBuildAccelerationInsight-<version>-Linux-x86-Install

64-bit: CloudBeesBuildAccelerationInsight-<version>-Linux-x86_64-Install

Default installation folder

32-bit: /opt/ecloud/i686_Linux/bin 64-bit: /opt/ecloud/i686_Linux/64/bin



annolib library


Default log file


Insight requires the following libraries:

macOS installation

To install Insight:

  1. Download the dmg image, CloudbeesBuildAccelerationInsight.dmg.

  2. Double click the image icon for the dmg file to mount it.

  3. From Finder, double click the mounted dmg to open it.

  4. Drag and drop to the Applications folder.

  5. Unmount CloudbeesBuildAccelerationInsight.dmg.


annolib library

Integrated into the executable.

Default installation folder Applications folder

Installer filename


Default log file

Windows installation

Using information from the table below, follow one of these methods:

Installer filename


Default installation folder

32-bit: C:\ECloud\i686_win32\bin

64-bit: C:\ECloud\i686_win32\64\bin



A shortcut pointing to the proper executable is created on your desktop.

annolib library

Default log file


Installation methods

GUI installation

You must run the installer as administrator (on Windows) or root (on Linux).

  1. Run the installer file to begin installation.

  2. Click Next on the Welcome screen.

  3. Accept the default installation location or click Browse to choose a different location, and then click Next.

  4. Review your settings and click Next to continue or Back to make changes.

  5. Click Finish to close the installer.

Custom console installation

Specify just the options you need to run an installation with custom settings and minimal interaction.

<installer filename> [options]

The following options are available.

Option Description


Displays help information.

/mode <mode>

Sets the installation mode. The following modes are available.

  • console: (Linux only) Runs the installation in the console.

  • standard: Runs the standard installation mode, including all user prompts.

  • silent: Runs the installation without user prompts.

  • default: Runs the installation while accepting all installation defaults, resulting in fewer user prompts.


Sets the installation directory. Type the full path. For example:

C:\ecloud2 (Windows)

/opt/ecloud2 (Linux)


Sets the temporary directory used by the installer.


Displays installer version information.

For example, to specify a non-default installation directory, enter

CloudBeesBuildAccelerationInsight-<version>-Windows-Install.exe \ /mode silent /prefix C:\ecloud2

Default console installation

To install Insight on Linux using the console with no installation options:

  1. Run the installer file.

  2. Press Enter to start the installation.

  3. Press Enter to accept the default installation location or enter a different location.

Checking for software updates

Insight is updated periodically to improve its functionality or to fix bugs. To see if an update is available, click Help > Check for updates….

If you want to make these checks automatic, check the Check for updates automatically checkbox and click OK.