Jenkins custom build name

By default each build in Jenkins appears in Jenkins Build History with the name that is just the current date/time. That’s not so informative. Here is how to set your custom Jenkins build name.

Update Jenkins build name

To update Jenkins build name you should go to “Configure” -> “Build” -> “Update build name”

Jenkins build name template

You can use all parameters that Jenkins sets by default and also “extra” parameters if the Jenkins job is parameterized.

Some examples:






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