Jenkins auto-build when git commit

In this tutorial, How to use Jenkins auto-build when git commit. You use a webhook to capture when a new git commit was made and Jenkins will start to build jobs.


  • Jenkins Server
  • Github and Git plugins

Ref to Install Jenkins on AWS EC2.

Install the Git and Github plugins.

Under ‘Manage Jenkins’ -> ‘Manage Plugins’, select and install both Github and Git plugins.

Restart to finish the installation.

Configure a Jenkins job to use your repository.

Create a Jenkins job ‘Freestyle project

Jenkins auto-build when git commit

First, You add a repository in the “Github project” text field under the general settings.

Jenkins auto-build when git commit

you’ll need to enable Git under ‘Source Code Management

Jenkins auto-build when git commit

Under ‘Build Triggers‘, tick ‘Github hook trigger for GITScm polling‘.

Add the hooks to Github.

Click “settings” for your repository. For Example, My repository . Click ‘Add webhook‘ as the picture.

Jenkins auto-build when git commit

Setting webhooks for Jenkins.

Jenkins auto-build when git commit
Jenkins auto-build when git commit

When your action commits to the repository Github, Then Jenkins will auto-build job.

Testing it 🙂

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