Repositories

2 minute readAutomation

To view the repository list, navigate to DevOps Essentials  Artifact Management and then select the Repositories tab. This page displays all artifact repositories available to this CloudBees CD/RO server.

  • Add Repository: Use this link to go to the New Repository page to add another artifact repository.

  • Star icon: Save this page to your Home page for quick access.

Column descriptions

Column Name Description / Actions

Repository Name

The name of the artifact repository. Select a repository name to go to the Edit Repository page if you need to modify that repository.

If you have multiple repositories and want to change the search order for retrieving artifacts, drag the icon (in the far left column) up or down to reposition an artifact to the order you need.

Zone

The name of the zone where this repository resides.

URL

The server URL is in the form protocol://host:port/. Typically, the repository server is configured to listen on port 8200 for https requests, so a typical URL looks like https://host:8200/

IPV6 addresses are supported on the {K8} platform only. Enclose an IPV6 address in square brackets. Example: [<IPv6-ADDRESS>]

Enabled

Select this checkbox to enable or disable this artifact repository. By disabling this repository, users will not be able to retrieve any artifacts stored in this repository.

Description

A plain text or HTML description previously supplied for this repository.

Actions

Delete: Delete the artifact repository on this row.

Create or edit a repository

Create a new repository

  1. Enter information into the fields as follows:

    Field Name Description

    Name

    Enter any name of your choice for this repository.

    Description

    (Optional) Plain text or HTML description for this object. If using HTML, you must surround your text with <html> …​ </html> tags. Allowable HTML tags are <a>, <b>, <br>, <div>, <dl>, <font>, <i>, <li>, <ol>, <p>, <pre>, <span>, <style>, <table>, <tc>, <td>, <th>, <tr>, and <ul>.

    • For example, the following HTML:

      <p> <span style="font-family: Arial;"> <i>Note:</i> For more information about the <b>abc</b> object, see <a href="https://www.google.com/">\https://www.google.com</a>. </span> </p>

      renders as follows:

      <i>Note</i>: For more information about the <b>abc</b> object, see \https://www.google.com.

    URL

    The server URL is in the form protocol://host:port/. Typically, the repository server is configured to listen on port 8200 for https requests, so a typical URL looks like https://host:8200/.

    IPV6 addresses are supported on the {K8} platform only. Enclose an IPV6 address in square brackets. Example: [<IPv6-ADDRESS>]

    Zone

    Use the drop-down menu to select a zone for this repository. If no zone is selected, this repository will reside in the default zone.

    Enabled

    Select this checkbox to enable this repository. If this repository is disabled ("unchecked"), users will not be able to retrieve any artifacts stored in this repository.

  2. Select OK after filling in the fields and to return to the Repositories page to see your new repository listed in the first column.

Edit a repository

You can:

  • Use the Access Control link at the top of the table to set permissions on this repository.

  • Change the repository name.

  • Add a description or modify the existing description.

  • Modify the URL.

    IPV6 addresses are supported on the {K8} platform only. Enclose an IPV6 address in square brackets. Example: [<IPv6-ADDRESS>]
  • Select a different zone.

  • Enable or disable the repository.

Select OK after making any modifications and to return to the Repositories page.