A Jenkins plugin which allows users with config permission to define properties for a folder which can then be used by any jobs contained within it or any of its sub-folders.
You can find this plugin's source code on Github.
About this Plugin
The aim here is to remove the need to specify the same properties over and over again for all the jobs inside a folder.
In structures where two or more folders are nested, any property defined for a folder will be overridden by any other property of the same name defined by one of its sub-folders.
Configuring Folder Properties
Just create a folder, go to its configuration page and add as many properties as you need under the
Folder Properties section.
Freestyle jobs must opt into the
Folder Properties build wrapper from the
Build Environment section of their configuration page in order to be able to access these properties as they would any other environment variable.
Pipeline jobs can use step
withFolderProperties to access them:
Jenkins deployments using some of the older versions of the Structs Plugin will need to do this using the
In Job DSL scripts you can define folder properties like so: