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1.34Minimum Jenkins requirement: 2.60.3ID: gradle

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This plugin adds Gradle Support to Jenkins. Gradle is managed as another tool inside Jenkins (the same way as Ant or Maven), including support for automatic installation and a new build step is provided to execute Gradle tasks.

It also allows detecting Build Scans in arbitrary console logs, for Maven and Gradle builds and display them in the Jenkins UI.

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Gradle configuration is performed in the Configure System (before Jenkins 2.0) or Global Tool Configuration (starting in Jenkins 2.0). In both cases these options reside in the Manage Jenkins section.

In the Gradle section provided by this plugin, several installations can be configured:

Tool installations

The system provides both automatic installation, which can be performed by directly downloading from the Gradle web site, extracting a compressed final or executing some shell commands. Besides, for nodes which already has Gradle installed, the tool can by manually configured, by unchecking the Install automatically checkbox and providing the base path (GRADLE_HOME) of the installation.


The Gradle plugin provides an Invoke Gradle script build step.

Build step

The first configuration option is whether to use one of the installation configured in Jenkins (see previous section) of use the Gradle Wrapper which is the Gradle-provided mechanism to "embed" the use of a specific Gradle version in a build, installing it if necessary.

Other configuration options include:

  • A description to use for the build step.

  • Switches (options) to provide to the Gradle execution.

  • Tasks to execute (if blanck the defaults tasks of the build will be invoked).

  • Path to the build script if different from the root directory of the build.

  • Name of the build script if different from build.gradle.

If a Gradle Build Scan is produced during a build, then a link to it is added to the build page.

Build Scan link

Capturing build scans from console log

If you are not using the provided build scan, you can still configure to detect published (Maven or Gradle) Build Scans from the console log. For doing so, go to Build Environment and check Inspect build log for published Gradle build scans.

Inspect build log for Build Scan

If build scans are detected in the console log of a build, a badge will be added to the build page. This works for Build Scans produced by Gradle and Maven builds.

Build Scan link

Capturing build scans from Jenkins Pipeline

When using Jenkins pipeline, there is the step findBuildScans() which can be used to find the build scans emitted by Gradle builds and show them on the build page.

Find build scans


  • Using the Gradle API for accessing all the Gradle functionalities

  • Providing a Maven-like or Ivy-like integration

    • Multi-project detection

    • Adding automatic tests result path detection

    • Listing executed tasks with time execution for each task

    • Providing a log for each module in a multi-project

Release Notes

1.35 (unreleased)

1.34 (September 5th 2019)

1.33 (July 5th 2019)

  • Remove support for dry-run plugin #72

  • Support detecting build scans in pipeline jobs (#71)

  • Increase required core version to 2.60.3 #73

  • Use consistent file formatting for sources #74. Thanks @darxriggs.

1.32 (May 24th 2019)

  • Expose build scan action via Jenkins API (#70)

1.31 (Mar 16th 2019)

  • Support detecting build scans for non-Gradle build steps #66

  • Support for detecting Maven build scans #68

1.30 (Jan 11th 2019)

1.29 (Jul 3rd 2018)

  • Update licensing information in pom.xml.

  • Support console annotations for Gradle 4.7 and later.

1.28 (Oct 2 2017)

  • Empty job parameters are passed as empty (JENKINS-45300)

  • Console annotator endless loop in combination with using the Ant plugin fixed (JENKINS-46051)

1.27.1 (Jul 1 2017)

  • Increase required core version to 1.642.1

  • Make finding wrapper location more robust on Windows

  • Job parameters are now correctly quoted when passed as system properties (JENKINS-42573 and JENKINS-20505)

  • Do not pass all job parameters as (system) properties to Gradle by default

  • Include automated test for CLI command JENKINS-42847

  • Ensure that Gradle’s bin directory is on the path for Pipeline tool steps JENKINS-42381

  • Add option to pass only selected system properties to Gradle

  • Add option to pass only selected project properties to Gradle

  • Progress status FROM-CACHE and NO-SOURCE are highlighted in the console, too.

  • Support build scan plugin 1.8

1.27 (Jun 23 2017)

1.26 (Feb 13 2016)

  • Use @DataBoundSetter instead of a (too) large @DataBoundConstructor

  • Add @Symbol annotations for step and tool JENKINS-37394

  • Make it possible to configure the wrapper location JENKINS-35029

  • Update icon for build scan integration

  • Remove description from build step