Deploy Plugins

JFrog Integrations Documentation

Content Type

Place your plugin files under $JFROG_HOME/artifactory/var/etc/artifactory/plugins.

Artifactory HA Plugins Directory

If you are working with a High Availability cluster your user plugins should be added to the primary node and they will be propagated to the entire cluster.High Availability

Any file name ending with .groovy is loaded on startup. You can have multiple plugin files which are loaded in alphabetical order. Callbacks defined in plugins are called by the order they were loaded.

Reload Plugins

By default, plugins are not reloaded after Artifactory has started-up. You can configure Artifactory to automatically detect plugin changes on disk or new plugin files and automatically reload them in runtime (plugin removals are not detected), or reload plugins using the REST API.

Auto Reload

To automatically reload plugins that have changed, set the number of seconds to check for plugin updates to a number greater than 0, by changing the following property in $JFROG_HOME/artifactory/var/etc/artifactory/, or by specifying the property with -D to the JVM running Artifactory:


Deleting or renaming plugin files while auto-reloading is active is not fully supported and requires an Artifactory restart.

Disabling Plugin Reloading for Production

Ensure plugin auto-reloading is disabled in a production environment.

Reload Plugins with REST API

You can reload plugins using the Reload Plugins REST API.Reload Plugins

Plugins Lib Directory

If your plugin requires any external dependencies, you can place them under the $JFROG_HOME/artifactory/var/etc /artifactory/plugins/lib directory.