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Jenkins – Automate the creation of new Jenkins jobs

It is possible to create a jenkins job that when run:

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– scans git for any newly created repo.
– creates a new jenkins job for new repos.

This is achieved using the the following plugin:

https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Job+DSL+Plugin

as well as writing some groovy script.

This jenkins job can then be run as an hourly cron job, or manually, as and when needed.

Also see:

https://github.com/jenkinsci/job-dsl-plugin/wiki/Tutorial—Using-the-Jenkins-Job-DSL

https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Jenkins+CLI