Instance IDs are required to generate licenses for CloudBees CI.
Scenario 1 - a fresh installation
Go to your operations center or controller’s web UI at
https://$INSTANCE_URL(you may need to add
:9090or other port values to the end of the URL, depending which port is being used):
Since this is a fresh installation, you’ll see the following registration screen:
Click on the "Use a license key" option (as shown above). The top-most field will contain your instance ID. Copy this value, and send it to
firstname.lastname@example.org submit a ticket at https://support.cloudbees.com. Please also let us know if it’s for a CloudBees CI operations center, or a standalone controller (see Planning)
While you wait for the license you can request an automated trial license (as long as your instance can connect to https://licenses.cloudbees.com) using the
Request a trial licensebutton. This will allow you to get started using CloudBees CI immediately.
Scenario 2 - You’re renewing your license
If you’re an existing customer, you’re likely here to simply provide us with an instance id for your renewal!
https://$INSTANCE_URL/licenseto find your instance id.
alternatively, go to
Jenkins.get().getLegacyInstanceId()to find your instance id.
Scenario 3 - You need the id of a non running instance
The instance id is the md5 sum of the
Assuming you have
md5sum installed, you can run