Manual post build actions

When your build is complete you can view the change summary, and manually tag the build.

Change summary

When your build is complete, you can view summary details of the build and the changes in the build. View the build and changes summary:

  1. From the Jenkins dashboard, click the job link name from the table.
  2. Click the build number in the Build History table in the sidebar. The build summary is displayed, this includes a summary of the changes:
  3. Build Summary

  4. To view the changes in more detail, click the View Detail link.
  5. Changes

Console output

When your build is complete, you can view a detailed log of the build from the console output. If you need to contact Perforce Support about build problems you will need to supply the console output for the build to help them to diagnose any issues.

View the console output:

  1. From the Jenkins dashboard, click the job link name from the table.
  2. Click the build number in the Build History table in the sidebar.
  3. Click Console Output in the sidebar menu. The console output is displayed:
  4. Console Output

  5. If you need to send the console output to Perforce Support, send it as plain text. Click View as plain text in the sidebar menu.

Manually tag builds

Jenkins can tag builds automatically as a post build action or you can manually tag of a build. The Tags are stored in the PerforceHelix Core server as automatic labels with the label view based on the workspace at the time of tagging. For information about tagging a build with a with Post Build Action, see Perforce: Label Build.

Manually tag a build:

  1. From the Jenkins dashboard, click the job link name from the table.
  2. Click the build number in the Build History table in the sidebar.
  3. Click Label This Build in the sidebar menu. If the build has already been tagged the link will be Perforce Label.

Label Details

  1. Update the label name and description as required. Click Label Build to add the label to PerforceHelix server.
  2. The label details are displayed for the build. New labels can be added to the same build or labels can be updated by using the same label name.

Label Details