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Implementing CI/CD in Mule Using Jenkins

Author: Kishan Jasani


CI/CD is a method to frequently deliver apps to customers by introducing automation into the stages of app development. The main concepts attributed to CI/CD are continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment. CI/CD is a solution to the problems integrating new code can cause for development and operations.

Specifically, CI/CD introduces ongoing automation and continuous monitoring throughout the lifecycle of apps, from integration and testing phases to delivery and deployment. Taken together, these connected practices are often referred to as a “CI/CD pipeline.” They are supported by development and operations teams working together in an agile way with a DevOps approach.


Anypoint Platform setup

  • Navigate to your GitHub account https://github.com
  • Check your GitHub credentials ( username and password) and Login
  • Create a Repository and Push your code
  • Save git repository URL Where you want to implement CI/CD pipeline (https://github.com/Kishan-Jasani/bookmyholiday-ws.git)
  •  Unzip the executable jar and host the application on port 8080
  •  Navigate to http://localhost:8080/ and setup admin username and password
  • Project level configuration
  • Open pom.xml of your mule project
  • Find <plugin> tag under <plugins> where <groupId> is equal to org.mule.tools.maven
  • Add <configuration> tag inside <plugin>
  • Setting up CI CD Pipeline using Jenkins
  • Navigate to http://localhost:8080/ and login with admin username and password
  • Click on Manage Jenkins     →           Manage Credentials
  • Under Stores scoped to Jenkins on the right, click on Jenkins
  • Under System, click the Global credentials (unrestricted) link to access this default domain.
  • Click Add Credentials on the left.
  • Enter your Github Username and Password and click on OK
  • Navigate to http://localhost:8080/ and click on New Item
  • Enter an item name, select Free Style Project and click on OK
  • You will be navigated to the configuration page
  • Enter Pipeline Description and GitHub Project url where you want to implement CI CD pipeline
  • Scroll down to Source Code Management and select git.
  • Add Repository URL and select credential from drop down
  • Specify branch of your repository where you want to set up your CI CD pipeline
  • Under Build Triggers, click on Poll SCM and write cron expressions as per your requirement. 

(For example, write ‘* * * * *’ ,If you want to check the update on repository every minute)

  • Under Build, Add build step ‘Invoke top-level Maven targets
  • Select Maven Version as ‘MAVEN_HOME’ and write Goals

(You Copy and Paste Goals from below)

  • Goals:-
clean deploy -DmuleDeploy -DskipTests -Dmule.version=4.3.0 -Danypoint.username=<Your Anypoint Platform Username> -Danypoint.password=<Your Anypoint Platform Password> -Denv=<Your Anypoint Platform Environmanet> -Dappname=cicd-pipeline-demo -Dbusiness=Apisero -DvCore=Micro -Dworkers=1
  • Click on Apply
  • Click on Save
  • You will be redirected to Dashboard. Build will start automatically every time you change your code in the GitHub repository.
  • Your Pipeline will start running. You can see the Console Output
  • Your Project will start deploying automatically in your Anypoint Platform
  • We are now ready with our CI CD pipeline

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