How to setup Jenkins with Docker

Here is an easy way to setup Jenkins with Docker

  1. Run the following commands in your terminal
1docker pull jenkins/jenkins:lts
2docker run --detach --publish 8080:8080 --volume
3jenkins_home:/var/jenkins_home --name jenkins jenkins/jenkins:lts
4docker exec jenkins cat /var/jenkins_home/secrets/initialAdminPassword
  1. The above command will generate a password. Copy said password

  2. Open localhost:8080 and paste in the password

  3. Setup your user account and install suggested plugins.

That’s it!