Using Zoom's Jenkins app

Jenkins is a customizable continuous integration server with over 600 plugins, allowing you to configure it to meet your needs. Zoom’s Jenkins Integration allows you to receive Zoom Team Chat notifications and messages from a app relating to build notifications to a channel in Zoom.

This article covers:

Prerequisites for using the Jenkins app

How to install and configure the Jenkins app

Install from the Zoom App Marketplace

  1. Sign in to the Zoom App Marketplace with your Zoom account.
  2. In the top right of your screen, enter Jenkins in the search box to find the app.
  3. In your search results, find the Jenkins app and click it.
    Note: If the app is not pre-approved, contact your Zoom admin to approve this app for your account.
  4. Click Add.
  5. Confirm the permissions the app requires, then click Allow.

Note: If your admin has installed the Jenkins app, the app will automatically be installed for you in the client.

Configure the Jenkins app

Note: An admin on your Jenkins account will need to complete these next steps.

  1. After installing the Jenkins app from the Zoom App Marketplace, access the chat channel that you would like to add the Jenkins notifications to.

  2. Type /jenkins connect.
    You will receive a direct message from the Jenkins app. This message will contain a webhook URL and a token.

  3. Copy the value of the webhook URL and token for use in a later step.

  4. Sign in to your Jenkins account.

  5. In your Jenkins dashboard, from the left navigation menu, click Manage Jenkins.

  6. Click Manage Plugins.

  7. Click the Available tab and search for Zoom.

  8. Select the check box and install the plugin.

  9. For each project that you would like to receive notifications for, click Configure from the project’s menu.

  10. Add Zoom Build Notifier to the Post-build Actions for this project.

  11. Add the following values that you received earlier (Steps 2 and 3) from the app in the textbox:

    • Webhook URL

    • Token

  12. Click the Advanced... button.
  13. Select the events' check boxes that you want to be notified about.
  14. Click Save to save the changes.

How to use the Jenkins app

How to remove the Jenkins app

  1. Sign in to the Zoom App Marketplace with your Zoom account.
  2. In the top right of the page, click Manage.
  3. In the navigation menu, click Added Apps.
  4. Next to the Jenkins app, click Remove.
  5. Confirm the dialogue and click Remove.

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