Nexus Repository Helm Format

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Also, there is a good amount of information available at Bundle Development


To build the project and generate the bundle use Maven

mvn clean package

If everything checks out, the bundle for Helm should be available in the target folder.

In the examples below, substitute <helm_version> with the current version of the helm format plugin.

Build with Docker

docker build -t nexus-repository-helm:<helm_version> .

Run as a Docker container

docker run -d -p 8081:8081 --name nexus nexus-repository-helm:<helm_version>

For further information like how to persist volumes check out the GitHub repo for our official image.

After allowing some time to spin up, the application will be available from your browser at http://localhost:8081.

To read the generated admin password for your first login to the web UI, you can use the command below against the running docker container:

  docker exec -it nexus cat /nexus-data/admin.password && echo

Once logged into the application UI as admin using the generated password, you may also want to turn on "Enable anonymous access" when prompted by the setup wizard.

Using Helm With Nexus Repository Manager 3

We have detailed instructions on how to get started here!

Compatibility with Nexus Repository Manager 3 Versions

The table below outlines what version of Nexus Repository the plugin was built against

Plugin Version Nexus Repository Version
v0.0.6 3.13.0-01
v0.0.7 3.14.0-04
v0.0.8 3.15.2-01
v0.0.9 3.16.2-01
v0.0.10 3.17.0-01
v0.0.11 3.18.0-01
v0.0.12 3.18.0-01
v0.0.13 3.18.0-01
v1.0.2 In product 3.21.0+

All released versions can be found here.

Features Implemented In This Plugin

Feature Implemented
Proxy :heavy_check_mark:
Hosted :heavy_check_mark:

Installing The Plugin

In Nexus Repository Manager 3.21+ Helm format is already included. So there is no need to install it. But if you want to reinstall the plugin with your improvements then following instructions will be useful.
Note: Using an unofficial version of the plugin is not supported by the Sonatype Support team.

Permanent Reinstall

NOTE: The file location changed in version 3.21. For older versions, edit these files:

Additionally, prior to 3.21 the lines did not exist so they'd need to be added instead of edited.

The Fine Print

Starting from version 3.21+ the Helm plugin is supported by Sonatype, but still is a contribution of ours to the open source community (read: you!)

Phew, that was easier than I thought. Last but not least of all:

Have fun creating and using this plugin and the Nexus platform, we are glad to have you here!

Getting help

Looking to contribute to our code but need some help? There's a few ways to get information: