Jenkins Interview Questions and Answers – Part 5

The easiest way to get a plugin for Jenkins is ______________ .

  • from inside Jenkins itself (Ans)
  • by building it from source
  • creating a plugin request call
  • downloading an installer package

Which of the following is REQUIRED for using Jenkins?

  • Java in your Path
  • .NET framework
  • Web server
  • Java 1.5 or higher (Ans)

A workspace is ______________ .

  • the central configuration area for Jenkins
  • the directory Jenkins checks source code out to (Ans)
  • the only part of Jenkins that lives in the cloud
  • the directory that Jenkins caches files at

One of the primary problems that continuous integration addresses is ______________ .

  • language choice
  • group think
  • isolated development (Ans)
  • formatting code

Parallelization in Jenkins can best be achieved by ______________ .

  • setting parallel to true in the Jenkins config
  • breaking up your build into multiple jobs (Ans)
  • writing multi-threaded job scripts
  • using multiple jenkins master servers

Jenkins can be started from the command line by using what command?

  • jar jenkins.war
  • java -run jenkins.war
  • java -jar jenkins.war (Ans)
  • run jenkins.war

When implementing unit testing in Jenkins it is important to never ______________ .

  • run the tests in parallel to anything else
  • leave tests broken (Ans)
  • write small tests
  • report the test results

Jenkins is really a tool that can be used to ______________ most aspects of continuous integration?

  • undo
  • reverse engineer
  • automate (Ans)
  • dispel

Security can be set at an individual job level in Jenkins.

  • false
  • true (Ans)

A good first step for moving a build over to Jenkins is to ________________ .

  • conver everything to Java
  • disable unit tests
  • diagram the manual process (Ans)
  • get a full build in a failed state

An important step in making sure that the build process is taken seriously is to ______________ .

  • have management introduce the new build process
  • never leave the build in a broken state (Ans)
  • send out a report on each build
  • set off the smoke alarm every time the build breaks

Jenkins used to be called ______________ .

  • burly
  • hudson (Ans)
  • jeeves
  • cheeves

The Join trigger plugin ______________ .

  • makes 2 jobs run at the same time
  • makes a single job split into many jobs
  • makes sure multiple jobs are complete before downstream jobs can run (Ans)
  • makes jenkins show a different icon

What should the http port be set to in order to disable regular http in favor of https?

  • 0
  • 43
  • 8080
  • -1 (Ans)

What technology allows for connecting a slave node directly from in the browser?

  • .NET remoting
  • JNLP (Ans)
  • SSL
  • RDP

One of the major conflicts that led to a split of the early Jenkins project was _______________.

  • whether or not it should only work with Java applications
  • how much to charge for it
  • what language to write it in
  • whether or not to keep the project on (Ans)

Jenkins is primarily written in ______________.

  • ruby
  • python
  • C#
  • java1 (Ans)
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