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GITHUB! Jenkins, pipeline

As a record of how to set up a new CI/CD pipeline from Github to Jenkins:

A good first step is to install Jenkins on a separate machine or VM to get this started.

https://www.jenkins.io/doc/book/installing/
You can pick Linux, Docker, Kubernetes. What ever is your preference as long as you can get the webserver running.

We will start by assuming you have a github repo and you set up the credentials such as tokens correctly.

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Open a new pipeline and choose Github.
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Enter your github token to access it initially for the wizard.
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If you are associated with multiple accounts or organizations, pick the one of your choosing and then the repo from the list provided.
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The fun part starts, you can start adding steps and actions. It even comes with a choice for Git.

One you are done you can run it, but it probably won't work if the repo is private. So we will need to add the login info.
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You will find this under Configure of your Pipeline.
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Because of Github security you will need your Token once more. It will be protected much like Github Secrets.
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We will add the target machine. Go to the main page of Jenkins.
And click on Manage Jenkins.
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Give it a new name. Go back to Main Dashboard and Manage Nodes. Click on the new node.
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Go under Configure and give it a name.
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Add the IP address and credentials for the SSH.

This should do it to pull from github and apply to the target machine.

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