How to migrate from a legacy war to a CloudBees Jenkins Team

Issue

  • The user wants to migrate from an old legacy war (CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise Client Master) or a new CJE war to the new CloudBees Jenkins team product.

Environment

  • CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise war
  • CloudBees Jenkins Team (CJT)
  • Jenkins

Resolution

To migrate from a Legacy war with a Legacy per Executor License with Enterprise plugins to a CloudBees Jenkins team with OSS plugins only you need to perform the following steps:

1) Stop your Jenkins instance
2) Remove the license.xml file in your JENKINS_HOME
3) Remove the cb-envelope folder inside your JENKINS_HOME
4) Start the CJT war file pointing to the same JENKINS_HOME
5) When asked for a license, disable unlicensed plugins first using the UI ad-hoc button.

remove unlicensed components

uninstall components

6) Let Jenkins restart and prompt for a license
7) Install the new Team License either by inserting the license or by requesting a trial.

activate product

8) You’re done!

Ready to Go

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