Jenkins is The leading open source automation server, Jenkins provides hundreds of plugins to support building, deploying, and automating any project.
Step 1: Install Homebrew.
Homebrew installs the stuff you need that Apple (or your Linux system) didn’t.
Homebrew installs packages to their own directory and then symlinks their files into
Homebrew complements macOS (or your Linux system). Install your RubyGems with
gem and their dependencies with
Type following command in terminal to install Homebrew
$ /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install.sh)"
Step 2: Install Jenkins
Once Homebrew is installed, you can run the following command which will download and install the current Long-term support (LTS) version of Jenkins.
brew install jenkins-lts
Step 3: Start the Jenkins server
The next step is to actually start the Jenkins server. You can do that with this command:
brew services start jenkins-lts
This will start the Jenkins server in a few seconds. You can check if it is properly working by visiting
Step 4: Get the installation password
The installation password is stored in the file located below, please change the directory as per your folder structure.
The path is also mentioned in the “welcome screen”, of Jenkins as shown below.
We can also use the “cat ”, command directly in the terminal, as below
Step 5: Customize Jenkins
Click on install selected plugins to install a basic set of plugins
Step 5.1: Configure Jenkins
Wait for the installation to finish setting up
Step 6: Starting and stopping Jenkins
To stop the Jenkins server, open any terminal window and enter the command:
brew services stop jenkins-ltsCopy
To start the Jenkins server again, use the command:
brew services start jenkins-ltsCopy
Step 7: Create admin user
Step 8: Configure instace port
Step 9: Setup is complete