Installation methods

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The following installation methods are available:

  • Helm - This is the recommended installation method. You should be familiar with Helm before you use it to install CloudBees CI. See installing using Helm for instructions.

  • Helm template - This method generates the required YAML manifests in order to be used through kubectl CLI. This method is recommended if for some reason you are unable to install directly via Helm. See installing using Helm for instructions.

Installation via the CloudBees installer has been deprecated as of the release of CloudBees CI on modern cloud platforms 2.204.3.4.

Installation of CloudBees CI on modern cloud platforms is accomplished via Helm.

Using Helm to install CloudBees CI provides the following advantages:

  • It lets you customize the CloudBees CI installation without resorting to error-prone modification of the CloudBees CI YAML files.

  • It provides a history of changes applied to the CloudBees CI release.

  • It provides a simpler and more robust rollback option.

  • It provides a straightforward method of creating custom environment deployments of CloudBees CI. For example: development, staging, and production CloudBees CI environments.

Installation via the CloudBees installer has been deprecated as of the release of CloudBees CI on modern cloud platforms 2.204.3.4.