Installing on Microsoft Windows

To run CloudBees Jenkins Distribution on Microsoft Windows, use the MSI file from the CloudBees Jenkins Distribution download site.

  1. Download the file, and the SHA256 checksum file.

  2. The checksum file can be used to verify that the is correct. Compare the contents of with the output of the following PowerShell command:

    $(CertUtil -hashfile D:\Users\USER\Downloads\ SHA256)[1] -replace " ",""
  3. Unpack the archive and execute the CloudBees Jenkins Distribution installer, cloudbees-jenkins-distribution.msi.

    The CloudBees Jenkins Distribution installer for Microsoft Windows requires a 64-bit operating system and a compatible .NET framework (2.0, 3.5.1, 4.0) in order to be installed as a service. Most Microsoft Windows versions install a compatible framework by default.

After the process has completed, CloudBees Jenkins Distribution service should start automatically and be available in a web browser at localhost:8080 by default.