Create a deployment package using Maven
To enable continuous deployment, the XL Deploy Maven plugin enables you to integrate XL Deploy with the Maven build system. For more information, see XL Deploy Maven plugin.
- Create a deployment package containing artifacts from the build
- Perform a deployment to a target environment
- Undeploy a previously deployed application
Note: The XL Deploy Maven plugin cannot set values for hidden CI properties.
The standard Maven
jar plugin can also be used to create a XL Deploy package.
- Create a manifest file conforming to the XL Deploy manifest standard
- Create a directory structure containing the files as they should appear in the package
In the Maven POM, configure the
jar plugin as follows:
<project> ... <build> <plugins> <plugin> <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId> <artifactId>maven-jar-plugin</artifactId> ... <configuration> <includes> <include>** /* </include> </includes> </configuration> ... </plugin> </plugins> </build> ... </project>
To generate an XL Deploy package, execute:
You can declare your application dependencies in Maven by defining the properties in the
deploymentPackageProperties node. This is a sample snippet you can add to the
pom.xml file using your specific properties:
<plugin> <groupId>com.xebialabs.xldeploy</groupId> <artifactId>xldeploy-maven-plugin</artifactId> ... <configuration> ... <deploymentPackageProperties> <applicationDependencies> <entry key="BackEnd">[2.0.0,2.0.0]</entry> </applicationDependencies> <orchestrator>parallel-by-container</orchestrator> <satisfiesReleaseNotes>true</satisfiesReleaseNotes> </deploymentPackageProperties> ... </configuration> ... </plugin>
Make sure that the dependent package is already present in XL Deploy and has the correct version as configured in the
For more information about application dependencies, see Application dependencies in XL Deploy.