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Xray

Automating Xray UI Actions with API Calls

Angello Maggio 2018-11-28 22:35How to use API calls to trigger UI actions that are not in the Xray REST API documentationYou can use your browser's developer console to catch calls to different actions made in…

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Common Information Requests

How to send attach files to support case

JFrog Support 2018-12-24 08:49When opening a support case on JFrog Support Portal, you may attach relevant logs, configuration or other files to elaborate on the reported issue.Notes:The maximum upload size for a file is 25…

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FAQ

How to analyze thread dumps using a Java Thread Dump Analyzer

Marc Bui 2018-05-29 22:43SubjectThread dumps allow a user to see a snapshot of what Artifactory is doing at the time the thread dump is taken so it is a good resource to analyze when it…

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What is a software artifact?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2018-12-17 12:12Subject What is a software artifact?DescriptionA software artifact is a by-product produced during the software development process. It  may consist of the project source code, dependencies, binaries or resources, and could be represented…

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What is an Artifact Repository?

Mohamad Masarwa 2019-01-23 10:48 Description An artifact repository is a file and revisions management system you can push into and pull from. There are three repository types: Local -  a physical, locally-managed repository into which…

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What is repository in DevOps?

JFrog Support 2018-12-10 10:25SubjectWhat is 'repository' in DevOps?DetailsDevOps teams needs tools to efficiently manage an ever-growing matrix of binaries, environments and geographically distributed sites to ensure a smooth application development workflow. JFrog Artifactory provides a…

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Where did the name “JFrog” come from?

Aaron Rhodes 2018-11-28 22:48There are two versions of the story behind our name, and we’re happy to share.The first is that we are named after an old French fairy tale called “Gardien de Grenouille” about…

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Why am I failing to work with JFrog Cloud services with TLS 1.0/1.1?

JFrog Support 2018-05-31 07:42JFrog is deprecating support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 from Cloud services (Artifactory, Bintray and Xray) on June 24th, 2018.It’s very important that you ensure that all of your systems (e.g. browsers, the…

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Artifactory

Yum

Can I setup a remote repository for Red Hat Network (RHN)?

JFrog Support 2018-03-19 16:27Accessing artifacts in Red Hat Network (RHN) requires Redhat's client certificate authentication before artifacts can be downloaded. For example, accessing the following resource requires a client side certificate authentication. https://cdn.redhat.com/content/dist/rhel/server/5/5Server/x86_64/osTo configure a Remote…

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How can I make the Yum config file dynamic?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35In order to have dynamic fields in your Yum configuration, you can create a file, (e.g.: 'yum.repo') and use our public API for populating the fields dynamically.  For example: [Artifactory-${request.getRepoPath().getPath()}]baseurl=${request.getServletContextUrl()}/${request.getRepoPath().getParent().getPath()} enabled=1 gpgcheck=0   Then…

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How do I configure multiple repositories with credentials in yum .repo?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35You could have multiple repositories configured in your .repo file, or even have multiple .repo files each containing the same baseURL with different credentials. An example .repo file would look like this:…

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How do I proxy a remote YUM repo before Artifactory 3.6.0?

JFrog Support 2018-04-29 13:59YUM remote repositories work well without any special handling that can be found in the Remote YUM Repository feature of Artifactory 3.6.0+. You simply point your Maven remote repository URL at the base of…

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How does RPM indexing works in Artifactory?

Andrei Komarov 2018-09-03 06:47RPM (Yum) repository is a repository meant for holding and managing RPM Packages. It works with clients used by popular Unix systems such as RHEL and CentOS for managing binary packages. Artifactory is…

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What is a YUM repository

Andrei Komarov 2018-12-16 08:52SummaryWhat is a YUM repositoryDetailsA YUM repository is a repository meant for holding and managing RPM Packages. It supports clients such as yum and zypper used by popular Unix systems such as…

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Why am I seen 404 not found when adding https://artifacts.elastic.co/packages/6.x/yum/ as remote rpm repository?

Batel Tova 2018-11-14 14:13The “Test” button in Artifactory is just the response of an HTTP HEAD request to the URL. Following the instructed here, we need to download the Elastic-Search public gpg-key in order to add this URL…

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User Plugins

Is there any way to sync all users groups from LDAP to Artifactory at will using HTTP SSO?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Although this functionality isn't built-in with Artifactory and HTTP SSO, it's possible to do this with a User Plugin. This solution assumes that the Active Directory groups are defined in Artifactory prior…

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What _system_ user is and what its role?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2019-02-27 12:37Subject Why do I see a user named _system_ and what its role?DescriptionThe _system_ user is an internal user which is used by Artifactory to run different tasks.For example, authentication tasks - If you are running Artifactory HA,…

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Why am I running out of memory when I use Groovy scripts?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38There is a known memory leak bug related to Groovy and the ConfigSlurper().parse method.  Increasing MaxPermSize will not solve this issue. We have reproduced the issue by creating a dummy plugin which calls…

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Why am I seeing ‘error import org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpClient’?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 The ‘error import org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpClient’ means that there is a missing .jar file in the Artifactory lib folder. Since Artifactory version 3.5.3 we have removed the ‘commons-httpclient-3.1.jar’ from our library as it…

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Why are plugins not being properly loaded?

David Xu 2018-06-16 00:16Subject How to address an issue where user plugins are not properly loaded, corrupted, or need to be permanently removedAffected Versions5.11.x and belowDescriptionA known issue in Artifactory can result in Artifactory not propagating…

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Why is @Grapes causing exceptions in my Groovy plugin?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38It seems that the issue you are facing is related to an open ticket: RTFACT-6759. The embedded Groovy may have problems when @Grapes finds dependencies that are already included in Artifactory itself.  …

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WebDav

Why mapping Windows drive to Artifactory using WebDav does not authenticate correctly?

JFrog Support 2017-05-29 13:43 By default, Windows WebClient might allow basic authentication over SSL only. For that reason, when using WebDav and mapping a network drive to an Artifactory repository using the HTTP protocol (and not HTTPS) and trying…

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Web Servers & Reverse Proxies

Can I configure both HTTP and HTTPS logins using Apache?

JFrog Support 2017-05-21 14:53Due to the new Angular JS framework introduced in the UI of Artifactory 4.x, it is not possible to control the UI redirections both in HTTP and HTTPS.It can be defined either…

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Can I run Artifactory on port 80?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 It is possible to run Artifactory on port 80, but it requires that the user that runs Artifactory has special permissions to do so. This is because all ports under the…

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How to enable LUA module in Nginx+

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 05:52Nginx+ natively comes with LUA modules. You may enable the LUA modules depending on the user permission that you have. If you have root permission,You may simply add the following modules on your…

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How to work with a Repository Path method and Apache as a reverse proxy?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2019-01-09 10:58Subject How to work with the Repository Path method and Apache as a reverse proxy?Requirements- Apache reverse proxy version 2.4 and aboveDescriptionPlease note that a Repository Path method will help you to work with Docker against…

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Why am I seeing “ajp_read_header: ajp_ilink_receive failed” https proxy errors?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38[DATE] [error] ajp_read_header: ajp_ilink_receive failed [DATE] [error] (120006)APR does not understand this error code: proxy: read response failed from [::1]:8019 (localhost) When you receive the above errors, the problem is probably related to…

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System Properties

Why am I seeing an “while processing the filtered resource ‘‘: Token manager error…” error message when trying to download an artifact?

JFrog Support 2018-05-10 15:06This error happens because the file has the artifact filter property checked, but it does not appear to be a text file of sorts, hence it throws the error. To remove this error…

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Tuning tips

How do I force start a index recalculation in version 4.0

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35In version 4.0 one can easily trigger an index recalculation from the main 'Repository' section. In order to manually trigger index recalculation you will need to go to: [UI] --> [Admin tab] --> [Repositories] …

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How to setup Artifactory HA cluster in AWS?

JFrog Support 2018-09-16 08:34 If you are planning to setup Artifactory in AWS, then you could consider using our SAAS service which is offered in AWS/GCP/Microsoft Azure. If you choose to set up Artifactory yourself, then…

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UI

Blank page when accessing Artifactory using Internet Explorer

JFrog Support 2017-05-21 14:50When using Internet Explorer browser on version 4.0, some users may encounter a blank page when trying to access Artifactory’s home page.  CASE 1: This issue may occur due to some host resolved…

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Can I remove the ‘Upload to Bintray’-icon from Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2016-11-02 10:16If you wish to hide the ‘Upload to Bintray’ icon, insert the following line in the 'artifactory.system.properties' file.   ($ARTIFACTORY_HOME/etc/artifactory.system.properties): artifactory.bintray.ui.hideUploads=true This will require a restart of Artifactory to take effect.

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How Can I Reveal Checksums in Artifactory’s Native Browser?

JFrog Support 2018-05-25 23:47SubjectArtifactory version 5.8.x or higher hides the md5, sha1 and sha2 checksum from native browser view.Affected Version5.8.x or higherDetailsUntil version 5.8.x, Artifactory's native browser view used to display sha1, md5 and sha2…

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How do I deploy large files to Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35By default, Artifactory limits deployments of files via the UI to 100mb, this limit can be changed in the UI at 'Admin' tab ? General. Please be aware, however, that this limitation…

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How does Artifactory’s application lock and UI session management work after the removal of Hazelcast in Artifactory 6?

Joshua Han 2019-01-24 18:37SummaryQ & A of DB based lock, which is used for UI Session management and write locksAffected Versions6.0 and aboveResolution1) Does spikes in the archive logs after disabling Hazelcast feature is common…

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How to change the repositories order in Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2017-10-10 16:08The default display order of the repositories in Artifactory version 5.x is:1.Virtual repositories2.Local repositories3.Remote repositories and Cache repositories.To change the default repositories order according to their type add the following system property…

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How to enable checksum listing from the Native Browser view

Joshua Han 2018-11-13 23:31SubjectBy default checksum files are not displayed and downloadable from the Simple and Native Browser listing in Artifactory Repository Browser.Affected VersionsArtifactory versions 4.x and aboveDetailsBy default, the only way to download an artifact's…

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How to improve Artifactory UI speed? Why is my Artifactory UI slow?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35You may encounter a Artifactory User Interface performance issue for the following reasons: ISSUE: Slow UI performance due to system resourcesRESOLUTION: Check your Artifactory's JVM and Database resource while browsing. If the…

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How to login using Internal users when SSO based authentication is enabled?

Muhammed Shahin 2018-09-17 10:37When we configure any SSO providers as authentication provider with auto redirect login to SSO provider's login page ( Auto Redirect Login Link to SAML Login ) in Artifactory, Each time we hit…

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How to resolve when you see “Unable to reach JFrog Artifactory” error while browsing Artifacts?

JFrog Support 2017-05-21 14:58You may encounter an issue that Artifactory UI is slow to response and times out then you may receive the following error: "Unable to reach JFrog Artifactory"  You may use Chrome browser to capture…

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How to set Artifactory UI session timeout?

David Pinhas 2019-03-18 08:39SubjectA short tutorial on how to set Artifactory UI session timeout after ‘X’ minutesAffected VersionsArtifactory version 5.5.0 and aboveInstructionsTo change the default UI session timeout, you need to configure/set the relevant property in…

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How to show the checksum files when browsing artifacts from the direct URL?

Maayan Amrani 2019-01-31 09:44Subject Using the Native Browser (RC on any repository via UI) to expose the checksum files (md5 and sha1).ResolutionSimply set a property in the $ARTIFACTORY_HOME/etc/artifactory.system.properties file.1. Add the following property to the artifactory.system.properties file…

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What should I do if an upload through the UI fails?

Paul Pan 2018-06-29 21:10Description: If you encounter any error through UI when uploading any file and there is no clear error message, you may debug this by checking these things to quickly identify the issue.Resolution:      1.…

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Why are add-ons ‘available’ and not ‘activated’?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Since version 3.1.x the add-on status-name changed from ‘activated’ to ‘available’ which is just an indication to you that your license is installed correctly. If you want to make sure that everything…

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Why does a server seem to be offline if it is active in the HA server table in the UI?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38When a server is active, but appears to be offline in the HA server-table, (in the UI,) this is most likely caused by a time discrepancy between the two HA servers.  Please…

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Why is my artifact count smaller after I upgraded my Artifactory to 3.x?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38The difference in the number of artifacts you see right after the import to 3.2 is due to the fact that Artifactory exports do not include the cached items generated by virtual…

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Why is the ‘Artifacts Size’ larger than the ‘Binaries Size’ in the Storage Summary?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38When deleting artifacts from Artifactory, the reference to the file in the file-store is deleted from the DB, and only after a set amount of time, the Garbage Collector deletes all unreferenced binaries from…

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Upgrade

How do I obtain the latest version of Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2018-05-06 07:27Typically, when a new version of Artifactory is released, an email will be sent to the contact-email associated with your account which will contain a download link. You may access this Download Page…

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How do I upgrade Artifactory from Open-Source (OSS) to PRO?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 The upgrade process from OSS to PRO is the same one that is used for upgrading from any Artifactory version to the latest version; please follow the instructions on our wiki page and that should…

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How to avoid losing ownership after upgrading Artifactory RPM version to 4.0.0 (fixed in 4.0.1)

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35Artifactory 4.0.0 upgrade can cause your files to lose their ownership (fixed on 4.0.1).  Before the upgrade you can see if you have the problem with the following command: awk 'FS=":" {print…

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How to resolve Artifactory Startup failure after upgrade?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Artifactory may fail to start up after upgrade for multiple reasons. Please have a look at the startup logs to determine the cause of the issue and compare them to the solutions…

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How to upgrade/Migrate from Artifactory standalone to Deb/RPM distribution

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 If you are running Artifactory as a standalone distribution (*.zip) and would like to migrate to an .deb/.rpm distribution, or to upgrade as part of this migration, there are two options:…

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Upgrading Artifactory 4.x OSS RPM installation to higher Artifactory 4.x Pro RPM installation

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38In order to upgrade from Artifactory OSS version 4.x to a higher version of Artifactory Pro version, please perform the following steps:   Perform a complete system export. You can find information…

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What is the process for upgrading an HA cluster?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 Upgrading an HA cluster version older than 3.4.0 will require that you shut down all HA nodes, perform all required upgrades on your primary (master) and secondary (slave) nodes, wait 5…

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When I upgrade to version 3.4.2+, why is Artifactory not working?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38If you wish to move Artifactory to the root of your website rather than using '/artifactory' there are several ways to accomplish this, one of which is described here.  You can also change Tomcat's…

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Why does Artifactory version not updated after upgrade?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38In some rare cases, you may notice that the version number on your Artifactory does not get updated on Artifactory User Interface, even though the artifactory log shows no error and shows…

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Storage & Cleanup

Artifactory Cleanup Methods + How do I delete old artifacts?

JFrog Support 2017-03-21 12:02 Artifactory has many cleanup methods; unfortunately, it does not have an old artifact cleanup process out of the box, but this can be easily implemented with a user plugin. Also, please read Advanced…

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Empty Folder Clean-up

JFrog Support 2018-04-29 14:06For Artifactory 5.X and above, please use the plugin mentioned and linked below to clean up empty folders.For Artifactory 4.X and below, during automatic folder-cleanup, the following actions take place:  Whenever a copy,…

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How can I look up binary files in Amazon S3?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:29In order to query S3 for files, you are going to need to install the aws cli.You can find the required parameters in the binarystore.xml:Access key, Secret Key, Bucket Name and path.Access Key and Secret…

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How do I delete old release builds? (“Max release builds”)

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35There are two categories to consider when we talk about deleting artifacts:  Handling artifacts that have already been deployed, and handling future deployments. Handling the artifacts already deployed to Artifactory: You can…

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How do I encrypt the password in the storage.properties file?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35Currently, we do not encrypt the storage properties file itself, although we do have a feature request for that.  We do have a way to support the use of an encrypted password inside of…

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How do I plan my Artifactory S3 backup strategies?

JFrog Support 2018-06-11 09:32If you are using Artifactory with S3 for binaries’ storage, you may utilize Amazon’s optional S3 versioning service in order to backup and restore your binaries safely on S3. This is doable…

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How do I remove old build-information?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35There are three ways to safely remove unnecessary build information: With the REST APIVia the Artifactory UI Using the buildCleanup user plugin. If cleanup has not been done for some time, any…

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How do I see my total downstream bandwidth usage?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:14You can use the DownloadUsage script on our public Github. Due to Artifactory's checksum-based storage, it is not possible to get a definite upstream bandwidth usage, as not all artifacts are saved.

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How do I use Amazon Elastic Filesystem (EFS) with Artifactory HA

JFrog Support 2018-10-15 23:15How do I use Amazon Elastic Filesystem (EFS) with Artifactory HAArtifactory High Availability (HA) in AWS may use S3 for scalable storage or Amazon's Elastic File System (EFS) may be implemented for an NFS…

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How much disk space should my DB take?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 In the recommended configuration, the DB only stores artifact-metadata, build information and properties. The "indexed_archives_entries" table for example, stores the information required by the class searcher. As a general rule a…

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How often does the GC run on Artifactory Online servers?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35Artifactory Online runs Garbage-Collection every 12 hours.

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How to configure AWS S3 object store using an IAM role instead of an IAM user?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:26From version 4.7.0 of Artifactory it is possible to connect to S3 object storage using an IAM role instead of an IAM user (which obsoletes the need to rely on hard-coded credentials…

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How to configure Google Cloud as a storage Binary Provider with Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 12:57From version 4.6, Artifactory fully supports Google Cloud Storage (GCS) so your Artifactory filestore can reside on the cloud.This a part of the new Filestore management capabilities which is configurable with the binarystore.xml configuration file. Here you can…

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How to configure OpenStack Swift S3 Provider with Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 12:57It is possible to configure OpenStack Swift as the object storage platform on Artifactory. To set up Artifactory with S3, follow these steps. Check here for more information on S3 Object storage in general.Below is a sample storage.properties configuration for OpenStack Swift…

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How to configure the S3 object store with a proxy?

JFrog Support 2018-07-29 12:58It is possible to configure the S3 Object storage platform with Artifactory so all traffic will go trough a proxy. To set up Artifactory with S3, you will need to follow these steps. Check here for more information…

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How to use File Sharding for easily expanding and building advanced configurations?

JFrog Support 2017-07-23 14:01Single instances: File sharding allows easy file storage expansion for new and running single Artifactory instance: add filestores under new drives when a need arises to add storage by adding drives and…

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How to use lenientLimit in Artifactory Filestore Sharding Cluster

Pradnya Shinde 2019-03-14 05:49SummaryHow to use lenientLimit in Artifactory Filestore Sharding ClusterDetailslenientLimit in Artifactory Filestore Sharding is the maximum number of filestores that can be unreachable for writes to continue. Reference documentation is here.Default value…

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Large file storage solutions

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38GlusterFS will work, using the NFS API, but we have had difficulties with the performance in other use cases. There are other NFS API solutions that should work at 20 TB, such…

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S3 Object filestore – Advanced configuration

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 Starting from version 4.3.X of Artifactory, the improved support for S3 object filestore includes full integration with the JetS3t Toolkit. The JetS3t Toolkit includes the ability to set advanced communication properties…

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S3 providers – AWS signature version

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38On S3, requests are allowed or denied based on the identity of the requester. This process also uses a signature algorithm for the authentication process. Most S3 providers uses now the AWS…

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The “Used Space” column in the Storage Summary repositories table – what does it represent

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38This column is meant to represent the artifact size of a repository according to the representation in the Tree Browser (if you were to sum up the size of all binaries in…

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What kind of storage solution does Artifactory implements?

Adi Vizgan 2019-01-07 13:49SubjectArtifactory implements a checksum based storage in order to store artifacts in a resource effective way.DescriptionA file that is uploaded to Artifactory, first has its SHA1 checksum calculated, and is then renamed…

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Where can I see the size of each repository in Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 For Artifactory version 3.1.1 and above, the information on disc-memory usage and a breakdown of how much space is used by each of the repositories is available on the ‘Storage Summary’…

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Why am I getting a ‘Binary provider has no content for’ error?

Maayan Amrani 2019-03-24 13:47SubjectThe error "Binary provider has no content for...." can appear in the logs due to several reasonsDetailsIf your artifactory.log file is indicating "Binary provider has no content" errors, it is usually caused by…

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RubyGems

How do I fix RubyGems push failure that results in Status 500 Stack level too deep error?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 When you try to run "gem push 'gem_name'" you might get the following error :   { "errors" : [ { "status" : 500, "message" : "(SystemStackError) stack level too deep" } ]…

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Searching & Filtering

How do I use Include and Exclude patterns on a PyPi repository?

Adi Vizgan 2019-03-25 10:02SubjectThis article will show you how to use Include and Exclude patterns on a PyPi repository. DescriptionSince using the regular Include and Exclude patterns of names of artifacts will not work on PyPi repositories,…

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How to filter results in the Tree and Simple Browsers in version 4.0

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 05:53A new feature in Artifactory 4.0 allows you to perform an immediate filtering of artifacts and repositories on both the Tree and Simple browsers. Inside the Artifacts tab, one can activate a search…

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Maximum number of search queries.

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 06:22 For REST Api/AQL search the default maximum value of results is 1000 entries.For UI search the default maximum value of results is 500 entries. Queries which Exceed the maximum value of entries will…

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Security & Permissions

Access Troubleshooting (401 Error)

Disha Meswania 2018-12-03 21:22Subject How to resolve the 401 startup error.Affected Versions5.4.X - Latest DescriptionArtifactory comes bundled with an "Access" security service since 5.4.X, and this service has slowly been given more functionality in the background. Artifactory…

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How can I add approval process for uploading an artifact to a repository in Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35You may add the artifact approval process by using Artifactory User Plugin. Also, we have an example plugin -preventUnapproved.groovy that intercepts any download request sent to Artifactory, verifies that the artifact being downloaded has an ‘approved’…

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How can I allow Anonymous user access to specific repositories only?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 When “Allow Anonymous Access” is turned off it disables all access to Artifactory unless valid user-credentials are provided.  If you want to allow Anonymous access, but only to specific resources/repositories, you can…

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How can I authenticate commandline tools to Artifactory, when I used SAML SSO for accessing Artifactory UI?

Disha Meswania 2018-06-07 23:06SubjectIf you use SAML with Artifactory, SAML users will be able to access Artifactory UI using SAML SSO, but command line tools need separate authentication methods for accessing ArtifactoryDescriptionSAML is used for…

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How do I add a user with admin rights for a specific repository?

JFrog Support 2017-05-29 13:46If you wish to create simple users that will be granted permissions to specific repositories that they will manage, follow the following steps:  Create your new user: 'Admin'-tab ->? Security -> Users -> NewFollow the user-creation…

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How do I configure Artifactory SAML SSO with Google?

Tim Telman 2019-02-04 19:55How do I configure Artifactory SAML SSO with Google?On Google Sign in to the Google Admin console. Click Apps > SAML apps Select the Add a service/App to your domain link or…

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How do I install CA certs on RPM based OS?

JFrog Support 2018-12-10 09:26SubjectHow do I install CA certs on RPM based OS?Instructions:In order to trust the server certificate on Artifactory/Xray (RPM Installation), we recommend following the steps below:NOTE: All commands are executed with root access:1.…

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How do I resolve decryption failures (Artifactory failed to initialize: check Artifactory logs for errors 500 error)? How can I get a missing artifactory.key file?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 The artifactory.key file is the file with the password-decryption information.  If this file is missing, Artifactory will not be able to decrypt encrypted passwords.  By default it is located in '$ARTIFACTORY_HOME/etc/security/',…

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How does the Deploy-permission relate to Remote-repositories?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35When a user attempts to resolve a file that doesn't exist in the Artifactory remote-cache repository, Artifactory will try to download this file and save/deploy it into the remote-cache first which it…

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How to perform ‘docker login’ with a SAML user?

JFrog Support 2018-06-11 09:29In order to perform 'docker login' with a SAML user we will need to make sure that the following steps are done:After configuring the SAML integration in Artifactory, we will need to…

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How to replicate users, groups, permissions and security data between different Artifactory instances?

Mohammad Tibi 2018-09-06 15:37Subject How to replicate users, groups, permissions and security data between different Artifactory instances?Supported Versions and required LicenseThis is possible from Artifactory 6.0 and requires an Enterprise+ licenseInstructionsReplicating security data between different Artifactory instances…

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How to resolve the “certificate could not be added, unable to read the provided PEM file. Missing key or certificate”

JFrog Support 2018-05-10 15:05The PEM file should contain both the certificate and the private key with the following structure :-----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY----- ………………………………... ………………………………… …………………………………-----END PRIVATE KEY----------BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----………………………………... ………………………………… …………………………………-----END CERTIFICATE----- Also please make sure that the PEM file you upload…

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How to resolve “unable to find valid certification path to requested target” error?

Guy Cohen 2019-03-24 08:56SubjectIssue with establishing a trusted connection over SSL in ArtifactoryYou may run into the following error message during replication and other tasks:[ERROR] (o.a.a.r.c.BaseReplicationProducer:97) - Error occurred while performing folder replication for 'XXXX':…

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Is it possible for the same user to access multiple Artifactory instances?

JFrog Support 2018-05-10 14:59Yes, there are two methods to achieve that: Using Access Tokens: One of the big advantages of access tokens is the fact that you don't have to create a user in Artifactory to…

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Preventing Click-Jacking

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:37 For clickjack prevention, you can add the following code to your web.xml under $ARTIFACTORY_HOME/tomcat/conf:<filter><filter-name>ClickjackFilterSameOrigin</filter-name><filter-class>com.xxx.yyy.ClickjackFilterSameOrigin.filter</filter-class> #replace ‘xxx.yyy’ with the filter class you’d like to add<init-param><param-name>aaa</param-name><param-value>bbb</param-value></init-param></filter> <filter-mapping><filter-name>ClickjackFilterSameOrigin</filter-name><url-pattern>/*</url-pattern></filter-mapping> We would like to add that we do not…

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What measures does JFrog take to ensure Artifactory is secure?

JFrog Support 2018-06-11 09:31We can state that we are SOC II compliant.As part of being SOC II compliant our development processes and methodologies were audited to verify we are properly addressing security concerns.In addition Artifactory…

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Where are the security configurations?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38The Security configuration section (SSO, LDAP, Permission Targets) is now a sub-section of the Admin tab.  

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Where can I find the users in Artifactory and is it possible to undo user deletion/modification?

Mohammad Tibi 2018-09-06 15:40Subject Where can I find the users in Artifactory and is it possible to undo user deletion/modification?InstructionsAn admin user in Artifactory can view all users in by browsing to Artiafctory UI → Admin…

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Why do we see the following error “java.lang.RuntimeException: Unexpected error: java.security.InvalidAlgorithmParameterException: the trustAnchors parameter must be non-empty” ?

Nihal Reddy Chinna Choudhary 2018-11-28 22:30SummaryThis issue will only occur in cases where you are trying to connect to an application that is running behind a reverse proxy or a Load balancer that has SSL…

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Why does my application require me to trust a certificate? Is there a way to make the certificate to be trusted by all machines in my network?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Each application that needs to establish a secure connection requires the certificate check, and there are several ways to approach the requirement.  Your IT may push the certificate to all the machines…

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Why/how can non-authenticated users download resources from my Artifactory server?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38This usually occurs when Artifactory is configured to allow Anonymous Access.  This is configured via the 'Allow Anonymous Access'-checkbox, found under 'Admin' tab -> 'Security' -> 'General'.  Checking this box simply creates the…

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Replication

Does Artifactory replicate builds?

JFrog Support 2017-08-28 17:35Builds are not replicated as part of the replication procedure. However it is possible to replicate the build info from one server to another, by adding a user plugin.A few user plugin…

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How can I stop/cancel a replication that is already in progress?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 Unchecking the ‘enabled’ checkbox on the replication that is currently running will stop it before it completes. You can, of course, re-enable the check-box after the replication stops.

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How do I force start Repository Replication in version 4.X

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35In version 4.0 one can easily trigger a Repository Replication from the main 'Repository' section. In order to manually trigger an already configured replication you will need to go to:[UI] --> [Admin tab] -->…

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How do I replicate remote repository cache in one Artifactory to another Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:39You may use one of the two methods below to setup a replication from remote cache of an Artifactory (source) to another artifactory (destination). <METHOD 1: Using Pull Replication>In the destination Artifactory, setup a remote…

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How to quickly sync large repositories

Patrick Russell 2019-01-21 23:59Subject How to perform the Content-Free Repository Import to quickly synchronize repositories.DescriptionUsually a repository export of a large Artifactory repository is too slow to do in production. However, there is a way to speed…

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How to resolve “Could not run local repository replication for ‘xxxxx’: handshake alert: unrecognized_name” error?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 In Artifactory's Replication Properties, you may see the following error, when you run "Test" or run a replication: Could not run local repository replication for 'xxxxx': handshake alert: unrecognized_name This error…

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How to resolve “Error occurred while performing folder replication … Read timed out”

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 06:15There is a condition that can happen that causes replication to time out, usually when dealing with large files. Error:  Error occurred while performing folder replication for 'local-repo:': Read timed out: Read timed…

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How to resolve when artifactory.log is showing “Refusing to queue replication event”?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38**This solution assumes the usage of Tomcat** When replicating from server A to server B, sometimes when server B is under a high load, individual replication requests such as PUT requests may…

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Would Sync Delete on Replication empty the target repo in case the Source is empty?

Pradnya Shinde 2019-01-18 00:51SummarySync Delete Replication behavior when Source is empty while Target is not empty DetailsIf you turn on sync delete replication on an empty repository, will it delete all the artifacts from the target…

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Reverse Proxy and Load Balancer

How can I proxy my S3 traffic?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:21To redirect your S3 traffic through a proxy, you can add the following parameters to your storage.properties file:binary.provider.s3.proxy.hostbinary.provider.s3.proxy.port  

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How to configure Apache to work with Npm Scope Packages?

JFrog Support 2017-08-10 08:06To configure your Apache to work with NPM Scoped Packages, you may want to follow the below procedure:The forward slash is encoded by the NPM client as %2f but some reverse proxy…

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How to redirect traffic from 8081 to 443

Patrick Russell 2018-11-13 23:38SummaryHow to set up an Nginx to redirect traffic to HTTPS only.DescriptionSSL encryption is a requirement in many organizations. Artifactory by default uses HTTP port 8081 to serve traffic, which means initially…

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How to tune Nginx with Artifactory for heavy loads?

Lakshmi Prasad 2018-09-16 11:08Subject Nginx plays a crucial role in handling requests when it comes to heavy traffic environment. We have multiple tune tips and items in order to avoid any network bottlenecks when Nginx is…

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What is the best practice to configure a health check for Artifactory in Amazon ELB?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:37You may configure Artifactory to allow un-authenticated ping to the server by using steps below:1. Set artifactory.ping.allowUnauthenticated=true in artifactory.system.properties2. Restart all artifactory nodes Then create an http check from the ELB towards the…

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Rollback

How to roll back an Artifactory upgrade

Patrick Russell 2018-11-28 22:34Subject Rolling back an Artifactory upgrade requires reinstalling Artifactory and loading a backup into it.DescriptionIf an Artifactory upgrade has failed in a production environment, and the JFrog Support Team is unable to assist…

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Rollback options from sharding to non-sharding binary store

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 Option 1 with downtime impact Customer need to perform rsync to make sure all storage files are copied on both locations.Need to shut down ArtifactoryChange binary store XML file to previous…

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Other 3rd Party Software

How to configure Javamelody in Artifactory for monitoring

JFrog Support 2017-08-16 09:02The goal of JavaMelody is to monitor Java or Java EE applications in your environment. it is a tool to measure and calculate statistics on real operation of an application depending on…

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How to migrate from Nexus to Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2017-07-24 12:37Here are some technical solutions that can be used when migrating from Nexus to Artifactory. Importing the dataThe two ways of importing the data from Nexus to Artifactory are: By importing Nexus files…

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Monitoring HTTP Metrics with JMX

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 06:30You cannot monitor HTTP Status Code metrics from Artifactory out-of-the-box. However, there is very little modification necessary to accomplish this. You will need to add the JAMon library to Tomcat.  You can do…

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Nagios Remote Monitoring in Artifactory

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 06:31This solution assumes that you have Nagios installed along with the 'check_jmx' plugin. To monitor Artifactory remotely, you must first enable remote JMX monitoring. Add the following to your artifactory.default file: export JAVA_OPTIONS="-Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote…

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Repository Configuration

405 Error with Stash repositories

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 12:04If you are receiving a 405 error code when ‘testing’ your Stash URL, you can safely ignore this error. In most instances, it is because your Stash repository is not happy with…

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Creating new repositories in version 4.x

JFrog Support 2017-05-21 14:55In version 4.x you can create repositories of only one specific type (maven, gems, npm, etc').There is no need to check any checkbox to support a specific repository type, when creating a…

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How do I change Maven’s repository information?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35In this example, we're going to use the ‘libs-release’ virtual repository instead of ‘repo’; however, we would like to point out that ‘libs-release’ contains the ‘remote-repos’ virtual repository which is also quite big.…

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How do I enable package integration when creating a repository via the REST API?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 The ‘Create or Replace Repository Configuration’ REST query accepts a JSON file with the repository’s configuration parameters, not all of which are listed in the json example. In order to enable…

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How do I set up a remote Homebrew repository?

Batel Tova 2019-02-07 13:49 Create a generic remote repository name homebrew with the URL https://homebrew.bintray.com/ as the following example: Add the environment variable HOMEBREW_BOTTLE_DOMAIN as the following export HOMEBREW_BOTTLE_DOMAIN=https://yourcompany.jfrog.io/yourcompany/homebrew/ Run the install command, for example:…

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How do we create a remote repository in Artifactory as a mirror to nvidia-docker?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2018-11-14 14:23Subject How do we create a remote repository in Artifactory as a mirror to nvidia-docker?DescriptionIn case you wish to work with Nvidia container runtime for Docker and to cache artifacts using Artifactory,…

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How proxy a Google Container Registry (GCR)

JFrog Support 2018-05-29 14:14SubjectYou can use Artifactory's Docker Remote Repository capability to proxy a Google Container Registry. The process is relatively easy though not entirely straight forward without knowing the expected inputs.  Affected Versions and requirements1. Artifactory…

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How to configure Artifactory as an internal Jenkins update site

Batel Tova 2019-01-31 10:37You can easily set-up a remote repository in Artifactory for the Jenkins Update Center.In order to achieve this simply create a new Remote Repository and enter the following URL as the target: https://updates.jenkins.io/ as…

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How to fix “404 ERROR: Resource has expired”?

JFrog Support 2018-02-08 14:30Issue: Resource has expired Reason: An "expired resource" resembles the existence of a cached artifact that was expired. In Artifactory, some artifacts (usually metadata files, such as the “maven-metadata.xml” file) are called “Expirable…

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How to proxy Jenkins.io

JFrog Support 2018-11-13 23:23Subject How to use Artifactory as a proxy for Jenkins.ioResolutionMany organizations want to have control over the use of external packages.  Jenkins plugins are commonly used, and Artifactory can be used to ingest…

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How to replicate artifacts cross site and resolve in Artifactory

Pradnya Shinde 2019-02-15 23:55SummaryHow to replicate artifacts cross site and resolve in ArtifactorySolutionOption [I]:In this option in addition to the usual benefits of remote repositories, smart remote repositories offer several additional benefits. Create a smart repository…

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How to resolve the issue when Artifactory fails to make secure connection to a remote URL

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 ISSUE: Artifactory fails to make secure connection to a remote URL (e.g. when Test button is clicked at Admin => Repositories => your repository => Test =>Artifactory UI displays "Connection failed with exception:…

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Is there a way to rename a repository?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 Although it is technically possible to rename a repository, this typically results in unpredictable and very undesirable behavior (broken links, loss of artifacts, etc...), so we highly recommend that you do…

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Remote repositories in Tree/Simple browser

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 06:55In version 4.x, each Remote Repository will have 2 entries in the Tree/Simple browser view.One for the "actual" remote repository (the external/proxied one) which will show the remote content if the repository…

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Remote repository how it works, pull replication with other Artifactory server and the ability to use only the cached artifacts

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38We would like to elaborate on the remote repository feature in Artifactory. Remote repositories in Artifactory serves as a caching proxy that the URL of the repository points to. To have the control over…

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What are best practices for creating a snapshot of a remote repository?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38You may choose to create a snapshot of a remote repository in order to make sure that all installs use the same version of artifacts. Here are suggestions when crating a snapshot.…

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What are best practices for organizing repositories and package types?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38We suggest you create local and remote repositories that have logical groupings according to teams, projects or resources. Rules of thumb: For a given package-type that you are using, you should have…

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What are Client Checksum, Server Checksum, and Checksum Policy in local repositories?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Generally, there are two checksums of interest: one which is calculated by Artifactory (based on the file content) and another that is provided by the client upon deployment.  These checksums should be…

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What are different types of repositories that Artifactory supports?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 Artifactory comes with a set of predefined local repositories, which reflect best practices in binary repository management. If you wish to use a different type of asset, you can create local…

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What is a maven repository?

Aviv Blonder 2018-12-16 08:50Subject Maven repositoryDetailsA Maven repository stores Java project binaries such as plugins and dependencies.Developers across your organization can upload and download libraries to/from this repository, using a univocal path of group id/artifact id/version.JCenter…

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What is a Remote repository and how does it work?

JFrog Support 2018-08-14 09:14A Remote repository is an integral part of Artifactory, both in the Open Source Software (OSS) and the pro versions.A remote repository in Artifactory is just a proxy to repository located on…

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What’s new in the “Set Me Up” dialog?

JFrog Support 2017-05-28 08:11So what is that shiny new "Set Me Up" button, next to the Deploy button?   Clicking on the 'Set Me Up' will open a new dialog. This new dialog has a tool-centric design,…

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Where is the ‘Share configuration’ option for Remote repositories in 4.0?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38The 'Share configuration' option has been moved to the 'Advanced Settings' tab of the Remote repository in 4.0

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Why does docker or remote repository show 404 response when testing authentication

David Xu 2018-11-13 23:21SummaryDocker or NPM remote repo setupDetailsWhen setting up Docker or NPM repositories proxying another artifactory instance, the URL will need a modification for the repository to function correctly.ResolutionThe URL will need to…

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Why I can’t see and download my NuGet packages?

Yehuda Hadad 2018-06-24 10:44When working with NuGet repositories in Artifactory and the global anonymous access is enabled, we have two ways to work with the repositories:1. Anonymous user have read permission for the repository:In this…

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Why would you want to configure multiple repositories instead of one?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38You may consider using multiple repositories for your convenience and requirements. For example, you may separate repositories per components or per each project division or department. Also, if you would like to…

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P2

How to configure P2 to cache artifacts in Artifactory (remote repository)

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 To configure P2 to cache artifacts in Artifactory, You will need to add a remote repository that will point to the URL where the artifacts that you would like to work with…

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REST-API

Does Artifactory limit the file upload size when uploading using the REST API?

JFrog Support 2017-07-23 14:00Artifactory's REST API does not limit the size of artifact uploads.* For an on-prem installations, Reverse proxy or Load Balancer limit could apply: if you wish to upload large sized artifacts please make sure…

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How can I get count of downloaded artifacts in specified time period?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35You can use the “File Statistics” REST query the get the file statistics, however, you cannot filter by date using this query. A solution for this can be by writing a user…

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How can I view the emails of all Artifactory users?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 12:56You can get the emails of all Artifactory users using our 'Get All Emails' script on our public Github.

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How can you change Custom URL Base using REST API?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35For changing the Custom URL Base using the REST API, you may use following API (requires Artifactory 3.9.0 and above):  'PUT at /api/system/configuration/baseUrl'  e.g curl -X PUT http://host:port/artifactory/api/system/configuration/baseUrl -d 'http [s] ://url' -uuser:password -H "Content-type:…

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How do I create a repository with replication with REST queries?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 When creating a new repository in Artifactory from the UI, you have to manually configure the replication settings. If it’s a local repository, you have to specify the URL of the…

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How do I deploy and resolve binaries from an Artifactory server without a web-browser?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35Users can interact with Artifactory either via the GUI via a web-Browser or by using REST-API calls from either directly from the command line or indirectly using scripts.  For example a user could deploy…

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How do I list the items in the Trash Can using REST API?

JFrog Support 2017-06-15 23:48You can list the contents of the Trash Can repository by specifying the repo name as 'auto-trashcan' in the File List REST API call or with AQL. Example:curl -uadmin:password "http://loaclhost:081/artifactory/api/storage/auto-trashcan"

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How to authenticate against Artifactory with a HTTP/REST client?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35You may need to pass the authorization header from your REST client to Artifactory. Below is an example of setting up an authentication using a "Basic Authentication" method, but you may consider…

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How to troubleshoot Docker problems

Patrick Russell 2018-11-13 23:41Subject Comparing correct Docker REST API calls can show where the problem lies.Affected Versions4.0.2 - LatestDescriptionWhen troubleshooting Docker errors it is best to compare what is supposed to happen against what is currently…

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How to troubleshoot NPM problems

Patrick Russell 2018-11-13 23:45Subject Comparing common NPM queries with a reference can be used to spot failing API calls.Affected Versions4.0.2 - LatestDescriptionThe NPM client is used by many application pipelines to pull javascript dependencies for web UI…

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How to Troubleshoot NuGet issues

Patrick Russell 2018-11-13 23:40SummaryComparing correct NuGet REST API calls can show where the problem lies.Affected Versions4.0.2 - LatestDescriptionWhen troubleshooting NuGet errors it is best to compare what is supposed to happen against what is currently…

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How to troubleshoot PyPi issues

Patrick Russell 2018-11-13 23:49Subject Comparing correct PyPi REST API calls can show where the problem lies.Affected Versions4.0.2 - LatestDescriptionWhen troubleshooting PyPi errors it is best to compare what is supposed to happen against what is currently…

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Why am I running into ‘Needs delete/override’ permissions error?

Disha Meswania 2018-09-04 15:05SubjectIn use cases where users who do not have delete/overwrite permissions, e.g. users who have only permissions up to deploy/cache (which is not sufficient) are trying to perform certain operations, e.g. promoting/moving…

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Perl CPAN

How to proxy a CPAN repo with Artifactory?

Kfir Avraham 2018-09-17 12:15Local CPAN repositories are not currently supported in Artifactory (see RTFACT-6203). However, proxying a remote CPAN endpoint can work, if you want to use Artifactory as pure cache endpoint for CPAN installations. We have briefly…

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Permissions

What are best practices for using permissions?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Understanding permissions in Artifactory is not that hard; You can usually find your way to granting the correct permissions to a user to get things going. Knowing the best way to do…

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What are the best practices for handling permissions and separating between different dev teams’ access to repositories?

Yonatan Brand 2018-10-18 08:19Implementing the right and correct approach to handle your teams’ permissions are a must skill to any organization. Knowing how to handle your teams’ permissions in Artifactory will allow you to:Restrict access to…

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Why does my maven builds are failing with a ‘404’ error when ‘Hide Existence Of Unauthorized Resources’ is enabled?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2018-11-15 15:00SubjectWhy does my Maven builds are failing with a '404' error when 'Hide Existence Of Unauthorized Resources' is enabled?DescriptionBy default, Maven support preemptive authentication, meaning that the client first sends an unauthenticated request…

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Why is the permissions screen slow to load

JFrog Support 2018-11-13 23:24Subject Artifactory permissions UI and API can be slow when loading a large amount of permission targetsAffected Versions5.8.9 to 6.0DescriptionThis is caused by by a change in Access queries that joins a non-indexed…

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Proxy

F5 Load Balancer configuration for Artifactory HA

JFrog Support 2017-02-07 12:39Following are best practices of how to configure F5 as a load balancer with Artifactory.1.    It is mandatory to use a cookie based session stickiness on the /webapps uri. Set the…

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How to configure Artifactory as a Docker registry with F5 and HTTPS?

Kfir Avraham 2018-11-01 17:25How to configure Artifactory as a Docker registry with F5 and HTTPS? The Repository Path method: From Artifactory version 5.8 it is possible to work with Artifactory as a Docker registry with the Repository…

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Nginx errors out with “Too many open files”

JFrog Support 2017-10-03 11:59If you are running Nginx as a frontend to Artifactory, you may bump into the OS's/Nginx's default open file descriptors limit. When that happens, Nginx's error.log might show errors such as:2010/04/16 13:24:16…

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PyPi

Does PyPi work with custom layouts?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35Artifactory PyPi integration works in such a way that you can deploy your PyPi artifacts to any path in your local repository and Artifactory will calculate PyPi metadata for the deployed packages,…

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How can I migrate PyPI packages from PyPI Cloud to Artifactory?

Joshua Han 2018-05-31 23:38Subject Use this solution to migrate PyPI artifacts from PyPI Cloud to ArtifactoryResolutionUse this tool to migrate PyPI artifacts from PyPI Cloud to Artifactory: Pypicloud to Artifactory Migration tool!You may run the tool…

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How to migrate from pypiserver to Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2018-06-11 09:26These are the steps required in order to migrate the content of a pypiserver repository into a PyPi repository in Artifactory:1. In Artifactory, create or select a desired PyPi local repository you…

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Why am I not able to connect to pypi.python.org?

JFrog Support 2018-05-02 06:33The Python Package Index (PyPI) is a repository of software packages supplied by the worldwide community of Python developers that is maintained by the Python Software Foundation.What Happened?Until April 30, 2018, the…

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Why am I seen an “It is suggested to upgrade your index to support normalized names as the name in /simple/{name}.” error message when trying to install pypi packages?

JFrog Support 2018-04-11 09:09 When attempting to set up and work with a remote pypi repository, you might see something like the following error:DEPRECATION: Failed to find '<package-name>' at <pypi resolution-path>. It is suggested to upgrade…

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Import/Export

How to avoid a conflict between Replication and Import processes?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35When there is a replication process running in the background, starting an import process will cause a conflict.In order to fix this conflict, we suggest that you turn off the replication processes,…

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How to recover deleted/moved artifacts?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38If a user has deleted an artifact by accident, the restoration procedure should be as follows: 1) Locate the most recent backup.  This is in the ARTIFACTORY_HOME/backups folder for Pro and the…

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Importing and Exporting Licenses from one server to another

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38The license configuration is configured per instance therefore if you want to have the same license settings on the remote server, you will need to create these settings on that specific server.…

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Installation

How can I install Artifactory as a service on Solaris 11?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:00The installService shell script that ships with Artifactory was designed to work with Linux, and utilizes a few utilities that work slightly differently under Solaris. The install and service scripts require small…

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How do I upgrade my Artifactory Bitnami installation?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35The Bitnami installer installs Artifactory as a standalone installation with some minor changes to the file structure. The upgrade procedure to a Pro version is similar to this upgrade process, the only difference…

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How to recover from a state when Artifactory UI stays at Loading screen forever

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 06:15Artifactory User Interface (UI) may not be responsive for the following known reason: When you try to test connectivity of http://archive.zfsonlinux.org/debian   To recover from this state, you may need to wait longer time…

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How to recover the master.key

Patrick Russell 2019-01-23 00:15Subject How to recover a lost or corrupted master.key.Affected Versions5.7.0 - LatestDescriptionArtifactory High Availability generates and uses a master.key file for encrypted database communications. The system allows users to specify their own key if desired.…

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What is the best way to migrate a large Artifactory instance with minimal downtime?

JFrog Support 2016-11-04 18:15The simplest migration is to set up a working instance of the version you need but with no configuration or data on it yet, just blank instance, no artifacts, default data in…

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Why does Artifactory 4.0 hang on startup and the URL to Artifactory returns 404

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 Artifactory 4.0 does not support Java versions prior to Java 8 and upon startup, Artifactory will check the Java version. This version information is derived either from the JAVA_HOME variable which…

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Why does my Debian packages fails to install on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) from Artifactory?

Adi Vizgan 2018-11-14 14:09DescriptionIn the new 'Bionic Beaver' Ubuntu distribution there is a change in the 'dpkg' version (1.19.0), where 'dpkg-deb' enables '--uniform-compression' by default.This means 'control.tar*' file will be compressed using 'xz' by default…

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Why does /opt directory is full and how can we configure it?

Yonatan Brand 2018-11-18 14:51SummaryWhy does /opt directory is full and how can we configure it? Affected VersionsAll versionsDetailsBy default, in service installation, Debian/RPM and Docker installations, the Tomcat directory will be located under the /opt…

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Why I am not able to install the new license Artifactory I have recieved?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:24As we have recently released a new JFrog Product - X-Ray, our Licensing model as been changed. New issued licenses are now integrating X-Ray licensing within the Artifactory license key. You might have received…

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Why some older Artifactory versions cannot be installed via yum, after upgrading to 4.x?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Some older Artifactory versions cannot be installed via yum, after upgrading to 4.x because Artifactory 4.x marks versions =>3.6 as obsolete. This disables your ability to install specific versions of artifactory in…

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Jenkins Artifactory Plugin

How can I configure Jenkins and the Artifactory Jenkins Plugin to use only TLSv1.2 with the IBM SDK?

JFrog Support 2017-05-28 10:27If you are running builds in Jenkins other CI which use IBM SDK 8 and are using strictly TLSv1.2 on your load balancer, reverse proxy, or anything else between Artifactory, the IBM…

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How do I manually downgrade the Jenkins Artifactory Plugin?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35To manually downgrade the Jenkins Artifactory plugin: 1. Shut down Jenkins 2. Delete the artifactory.jpi file and the artifactory folder from ${user_home}/.jenkins/plugins 3. Place the older artifactory.hpi file 4. Start Jenkins.

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How to add the GIT variables as a properties to the artifacts which are deployed by the Jenkins Artifactory plugin

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35It is possible to tag the deployed artifacts with the GIT variables by adding the variables into the Jenkins job configurations- > 'Deployment properties' field as a key=value pairs. Artifactory will attach these properties…

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How to resolve ‘peer not authenticated’ error during the deployment from Jenkins?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:19If you are using a certificate for Artifactory's SSL that is not issued by a well known Certificate Authority, then you will need to trust the SSL certificate's Root and Intermediate Certificates…

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How to use Access tokens in your CI environment?

JFrog Support 2018-06-11 09:30One of the big advantages of access tokens is the fact that you don’t have to create a user in Artifactory to use them. When creating a token, you can specify a…

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How to use Maven-Publish Plugin with the Jenkins Artifactory Plugin

Joshua Han 2018-11-13 23:30Summary How to use Maven-Publish with the Jenkins Artifactory Plugin DescriptionAccording to Gradle, it is recommended that the maven-publish and ivy-publish plugins be used in lieu of the maven plugin since it will…

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When do we see the following “Could not publish build-info: Read timed out” Error message?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38The message "Could not publish build-info: Read timed out", usually happens when the build job is significantly bigger than other builds and/or if the ‘build retention’ option is used and there are…

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Why is Gradle build not sending authentication to Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38If you are using the SetEnv plugin in Jenkins of Hudson, it resets the environment variables the gradle plugin is setting which causes the build properties to not be sent. This can be…

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Layouts

How to create simple versioning custom layout in Artifactory

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 05:50In this tutorial you will learn to set up a simple custom layout, as well as to download the latest version of the artifact, without specifying the version, from the repository using curl…

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How to find the latest artifact version (based on layout)?

Maayan Amrani 2018-10-16 09:16SubjectUsing a REST API call to retrieve the latest artifact based on layout.DetailsWhen trying to resolve the latest artifact version using the “Artifact Latest Version Search Based on Layout” REST API call, Artifactory will…

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Debian

How do I cache artifacts from a remote Debian repository?

JFrog Support 2017-10-16 13:51In order to cache an artifact from a remote Debian repository you will need to create a Remote Repository in Artifactory, providing the URL (e.g. ‘http://archive.ubuntu.com’), and check the “Enable Debian Support” checkbox. After creating…

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How do I resolve Debian client warning: “The following packages cannot be authenticated!”?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35Please verify that when you uploaded the signing keys into Artifactory, you pressed the “Save” button located next to the pass-phrase. This can be verified by looking for the following snippet in your…

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How to resolve issue that Debian metadata does not get updated

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 06:16Issue: Debian metadata file may not get updated because of the known bug in this Issue ticket (https://www.jfrog.com/jira/browse/RTFACT-9652)Affected versions: If you upgraded to 4.5.2, 4.6.0, 4.6.1 (you are not affected if you did…

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What are the best practices and tips for working with Debian?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Here are some tips / best practices when using Debian with Artifactory: 1. Always upload your packages to the pool folder. 2. Try to avoid uploading files to the Dists folder (it could work…

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What is the purpose of “Enable Debian Support” on a remote repository?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38“Debian Support” option forces Artifactory to retrieve the ‘Release’ file from the remote repository, in case the package being fetched from the remote repository is newer than the the ‘Release’ file which is…

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Why am I getting errors pulling Source and Translation files?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Since Artifactory is a Binary Repository Manager, currently our Debian repositories do not support sources. We do not support sources in the sense that once the Debian client retrieved the ‘Sources’ file,…

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Logs

Are there any Logstash filters for Artifactory log files?

JFrog Support 2018-03-06 14:18Introduction:Logstash is an open source tool for collecting, parsing, and storing logs for future use.Kibana 3 is a web interface that can be used to search and view the logs that Logstash…

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Do changes in the logback.xml require a restart?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35Changes made to the logback.xml do not require a restart to load; Artifactory will reload the configuration after a few moments, you should see this entry in the log:   2014-04-30 19:56:30,410…

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How can I write a user plugin log to a different log file

JFrog Support 2018-11-15 12:04Subject Separating user-plugin logs with other logs.Writing the log to a different log file for user plugin, for instance, consider you are writing your user plugin and you want to see the logs of…

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How do I get a thread dump

JFrog Support 2017-08-29 16:08The following methods are sorted and prioritized.In some of the methods, you are required to obtain the PID of the tomcat process.On Windows:$ netstat -ano | findstr <PORT>*With <PORT> being the port…

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How to enable verbose log on JVM Garbage Collection

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 In order to enable verbose logging on JVM GC, you will need to add the following parameters to the JAVA_OPTIONS: -verbose:gc -XX:+PrintGCDetails -XX:+PrintGCTimeStamps -Xloggc:/path/to/file/gc.log

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How to troubleshoot when Log Analytics does not show any new logs or graphs

JFrog Support 2018-12-20 00:02Issue: Artifactory's Log Analytics page (Sumologic) does not show any new logs or any graphsSolution:Go to Artifactory => Admin => Log Analytics => Make sure that it is enabled => If your…

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What are the requirements to enable Sumologic integration for Artifactory SAAS customers who want to use their own Sumologic collection endpoint bucket/URL?

JFrog Support 2018-05-23 23:19If a Artifactory SAAS customer is looking to use their own Sumologic collection URL for Log analytics, then please open a ticket with JFrog support and send us the custom Sumologic collection URL.…

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Debugging Artifactory

How to check integrity of binaries in Artifactory database against filestore?

JFrog Support 2018-01-18 17:09ISSUE: Artifactory errors out with [ERROR] (o.a.r.c.e.GlobalExceptionMapper:48) - Binary provider has no content for ... in artifactory.logPOSSIBLE REASONS:1. Artifactory's data folder is not configured correctly, pointing to a wrong directory1. binary checksum files…

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Im seeing in the log ‘Mutable item *** has local modifications that will be discarded’. What does it mean?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Artifactory performs some of it's operations in memory to shorten transaction time and to lower database overload. In case Artifactory fails writing the in memory changes to the database it emits a…

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Monitoring Artifactory’s resource utilization with JConsole

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38JConsole (provided with the installed JDK) can be a great source to monitor Artifactory's resource utilization. The JConsole overview tab will show CPU/Memory utilization, and how many threads are active. How to…

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Maven

How do I force my Maven snapshots to resolve latest by timestamp rather than revision?

JFrog Support 2018-05-29 06:02Subject  Using the SNAPSHOT keyword to resolve the most recent version will use the latest revision over the timestamp. Here's how to force it to use timestamp instead for indexing.Affected Version - Property exists…

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Maven “Mirror Any” explanation and configuration.

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38The "Mirror Any" proxy configuration works for defined repositories. It supersedes, but does not hide, the built-in central and snapshots repositories, unless overridden by the user.It defines a coarse-grained proxy rule that…

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Deploy

How to deploy a bundle (how to deploy files from an archive)

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35In version 4.0  we currently do not support *Bundle Deploy through the UI since this is an operation with a high CPU overhead. In order to deploy artifacts bundle please use this…

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How to deploy to Artifactory 4.X

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35In the Artifactory 4.0 the location of "Deploy" section have been moved to the 'Artifacts' tab (on the right hand side).

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Why would checksum deployment not occur during push replication?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Checksum deployment may not occur if the files you have replicated are smaller than 10 kilobytes. By default, only files that are bigger than 10KB are deployed with a checksum deploy.This default size can…

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NPM

Does Artifactory Support ShrinkwrapNPM dependency urls?

JFrog Support 2018-11-13 23:25Subject Artifactory does not support shrinkwrap URLs for NPM dependenciesDescriptionArtifactory does not support shrinkwrap URLs for NPM dependencies.  The npm client uses checksums in order to verify a package, and using shrinkwrap forces…

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How to fix “error code 400: Rejected artifact download request: Parent “package-name”/- must be a folder”?

JFrog Support 2017-08-28 17:34Issue: error code 400: Rejected artifact download request: Parent “package-name”/- must be a folder”Reason: This error usually means that one of the requests is missing the ‘/api/npm/’ prefix in the request URL,…

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How to install phantomjs-prebuilt?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:40Phantomjs-prebuilt package is sometimes referenced as part of post-install script that Artifactory's npm external dependency rewrite function cannot catch.  When your npm client does not have access to github.com, then your installation (with debug  --dd)…

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Issue with NPM package install not found

JFrog Support 2017-11-29 08:26Currently, when deploying npm packages into Artifactory, Artifactory validates that the version in the package.json and in the destination path filename is correct.However, if the version in the package.json or the version…

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Why am I getting 404 for some npm packages?

Mohammad Tibi 2018-06-12 11:01SubjectSome remote npm packages return 404 when trying to resolve with Artifactory Affected VersionsAll versions  DescriptionAs for today, Artifactory before sending a GET request to resolve a package from a remote endpoint, sends a…

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Docker

How can I pull anonymously but require authentication for pushing into a Docker repository?

JFrog Support 2017-05-21 14:56NOTE: This applies to versions previous to Artifactory 4.7.0. As of Artifactory 4.7.0, this should work out of the box. Anonymous pull with authenticated push can be accomplished by utilizing a virtual docker…

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How do I access multiple Artifactory Docker repositories from a single URL?

JFrog Support 2017-06-20 10:14It is possible to configure a reverse proxy in such a way that an image can be tagged with the repository name and the reverse proxy can route such requests to the…

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How do I set up Docker to work with Artifactory on a non-standard SSL port

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 In order to configure Docker to push images to Artifactory using SSL on a port other than port "443", please use the following steps: 1. Edit the .dockercfg file (typically located…

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How do we change docker access method to “Repository Path” and what are the advantages?

Ohad Levy 2018-09-06 15:40*Note the below is only available for Artifactory on prem installationsFrom version 5.8. Artifactory introduces a new method referred to as "Repository Path". Choosing to work with Repository path for docker repositories gives…

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How to configure a remote repository in Artifactory to proxy a private Docker registry in Docker Hub?

Maayan Amrani 2019-01-09 11:12Subject Setting up a Docker Remote Repository in Artifactory in order to resolve Docker images from a private Docker registry.DescriptionIn order to configure Artifactory to use a private Docker registry hosted in…

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How to configure a reverse proxy for Artifactory Docker repository when using AWS-ELB load balancer?

JFrog Support 2018-11-01 12:29Here is a basic example of the configuration file for a NGINX reverse proxy.Port 80 is used only as a reference in this example. It is the port the AWS-ELB set for…

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How to configure an isolated Artifactory Docker container environment?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:00An appropriate approach for setting up an Artifactory High-Availability setup with containers isolation would be to using multi-host networking (Available on Docker 1.9+).Docker Swarm is optional, but not required to configure multi-host…

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How to configure HAProxy with Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2018-02-05 19:13How to configure HAProxy with Artifactory? JFrog already provides an extensive reverse proxy support for multiple uses with Artifactory, and Artifactory even has built-in reverse proxy configuration generator.However, currently HAProxy is yet to…

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How to migrate your Docker registry to Artifactory

JFrog Support 2018-05-29 14:11SubjectYou can migrate your Docker registry to Artifactory using the Docker2Artifactory tool.Affected VersionsArtifactory 4.4.3+DetailsIt is possible to migrate your ECR, GCR, Quay, DTR and many other Docker registries to Artifactory. In addition…

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How to resolve docker push error that results in v1 ping attempt failed with error

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38When you run docker push, you may see the following error: FATA[0040] Error response from daemon: v1 ping attempt failed with error: Get http://dockerhost:5001/v1/_ping: read tcp 11.22.33.44:8080: i/o timeout It can be…

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How to run Artifactory as root in the 6.2+ Docker images

Patrick Russell 2018-09-05 17:00Subject Since Artifactory 6.2 we no longer use the root user to run the Artifactory daemon, possibly causing problems. Affected Versions6.2 -> LatestDescriptionA major change in the Artifactory Docker image is that instead of…

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How to use a custom java truststore (cacerts) in a Artifactory docker container?

Nihal Reddy Chinna Choudhary 2019-03-14 05:49SummaryIn order for Artifactory to be able to connect to any remote URL's or another Artifactory instance that are using self signed certificates, it is necessary to use a custom…

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How to use Artifactory Docker registry with a self-signed certificate or a certificate issued by a private certificate authority?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38In test environment or a private network, you may choose not to use a certificate issued by a well-known certificate authority for a private Docker registry with Artifactory. Docker client operation with…

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How to use docker registry API with Artifactory Docker Repository when not using docker client?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 12:08If you are planning to use the Artifactory Docker Registry API for authenticating and performing other operations on the Artifactory docker repository, then you can use the following header: "X-JFrog-Art-Api" and pass the…

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Setting up Apache to work with multiple Docker repositories

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 To have multiple docker repositories in Artifactory, you’ll need to setup different SSL ports (e.g have several VirtualHosts) on your Apache configuration. For example, your default-ssl.conf file may look similar to…

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Setting up Nginx and Docker to work with multiple Artifactory repositories

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Here is an example configuration of an NGINX server that is configured to serve two different repositories of Docker (for example: a local and remote repository):   server { listen 443; server_name…

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What is a registry in Docker?

Yonatan Brand 2018-12-16 08:46SubjectWhat is a registry in DockerDetailsRegistry in Docker is a type of storage which holds Docker images, that can be renamed with different tags.JFrog Artifactory is a secure private Docker registry with…

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What should we whitelist for Artifactory when our Docker registry is behind firewalls and proxy servers?

Balaji Satish 2018-12-09 14:14SubjectWhen we use Artifactory as a Docker registry (which might be behind a firewall and reverse proxy servers to name a few such as Nginx, Apache), we might need to allow access to…

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Why do I need an Nginx or Apache server for my docker repository?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38The reason you need either Nginx or Apache when working with a Docker repository is due to the way that Docker interfaces with its repositories. Docker requires the URL of any repository…

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Why does docker push keep failing with ‘Tunnel Connection Failed’ error?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Docker push keeps failing with 'Tunnel Connection Failed' error when not using the --insecure-registry option for the hostname. When you have trusted CA certificates for the reverse proxy endpoint, there is no…

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Why does docker stop working after upgrading to Artifactory 4.4.0?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38From Artifactory version 4.4.0, the X-Artifactory-Override-Base-Url become a mandatory header on a reverse proxy configuration for Docker repositories. Without it Docker client commands such as login, push and pull will fail to work.…

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Why does my docker push fail with ‘Received unexpected HTTP status: 504 GATEWAY_TIMEOUT’?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38You may see docker push failure that result in this error: Received unexpected HTTP status: 504 GATEWAY_TIMEOUT When this issue happens, use following steps to identify and fix the issue. Identify which application…

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Why is docker login failing even though the insecure-registry flag is in place?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:23For some OS (such as OpenSuse for example) an error can arise in case the docker client is configured to work against an HTTP registry.Though the --insecure-registry flag is in place:DOCKER_OPTS="--insecure-registry myregistrydomain.com:5000"(https://docs.docker.com/registry/insecure/)which was added…

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Why is Docker sometimes failing with 400s?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38If your Docker client occasionally fails with 400 errors, it is likely a timeout issue with the reverse proxy. Depending on the reverse proxy, there may be several settings that control timeouts.…

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NuGet

How to configure Artifactory as a Symbol Server

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 14:21Currently, Artifactory can be used as nuget symbol server only with TFS and Artifactory on windows with IIS configured (see below on how to proceed). Using TFS Machine:1. Configure your Build Definition to Publish…

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How to resolve Nuget Push failures after 5 minutes, even though “-Timeout” value is set as greater than 5 minutes (300 seconds)

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38ISSUE: If you see Nuget push failing with the following error, it could be due to a known issue by Nuget. ./nuget push largefiletest.1.0.1.nupkg -Source Artifactory3 -Timeout 2400 -Verbosity detailed Pushing largefiletest…

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How to use PreRelease version of Nuget

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:37Artifactory can be used to list and install PreRelease version of nuget packages if it meets the Semantic Versioning that nuget claims to follow (please see here for more details on using Prerelease with nuget). For example, you may list prerelease version…

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How to work with PowerShell modules and Nuget repository in Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2018-01-29 14:24Artifactory supports working with PowerShell modules with an Artifactory Nuget repository.Find steps and commands to interact with Artifactory below:1. Register the Nuget repository created in Artifactory:Register-PSRepository -Name "<PS-REPOSITORY-NAME>" -SourceLocation "http://<ARTIFACTORY-IP:<PORT>/artifactory/api/nuget/<REPOSITORY-NAME>" -PublishLocation "http://<ARTIFACTORY-IP:<PORT>/artifactory/api/nuget/<REPOSITORY-NAME>" -InstallationPolicy…

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In which cases should I enable “Force Authentication” in Nuget repository configuration?

Batel Tova 2018-11-20 15:12Subject:Why do we need to enable force authentication?Details:When working with NuGet repositories and the "Anonymous Access" option is enable, we set the permissions to the Nuget repository, therefore we need to enable…

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What layout should I choose for my NuGet repository?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 Artifactory is agnostic to the layout when indexing NuGet packages.This means that you can use any kind of layout (including Maven layout) and Artifactory will still be able to index and…

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Why and how to resolve the problem of install/search of Nuget packages with Semver2 after upgrade to 6.0?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2018-06-11 09:25Before the support for Nuget API V3, Artifactory did not have any filters regarding Semver2.In order to be close as we can to Nuget.org we changed the functionality.This means that clients that…

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Why Artifactory is working with Nuget V2 protocol and not Nuget V3 while the client is sending API V3 requests?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2018-06-11 09:25In order to work with Nuget V3 API you will have to make sure that the following requirements are met: Artifactory version is at least 6.0. We recommend to use Nuget client versions…

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Why does Nuget enter a loop when asking for credentials?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Nuget enters a loop when you are not providing the “-Source <source name>” while trying to install the package. Try adding this to the command and see if it is working:  “Nuget.exe…

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Why is my NuGet client failing to download packages?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38If you fail to download (cache) from nuget remote repository (e.g. nuget gallery), check the request.log to see if a request for the nuget package was sent authenticated with a user that…

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General

Browsing Remote Repositories

Adi Vizgan 2018-11-14 14:07In some cases, the remote resource that Artifactory proxy's supports remote browsing. In these cases, you can browse the contents of these repositories directly from the Artifactory UI. For example, JCenter and Maven…

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Do you publish End-of-Life dates for Artifactory Pro versions?

JFrog Support 2018-12-20 00:00The End of Life dates for Artifactory are published here. 

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Does Artifactory automatically calculate SHA-256?

Ariel Kabov 2018-09-06 15:45Does Artifactory automatically calculate SHA-256?Artifactory natively supports SHA-256 starting Artifactory 5.5.Artifactory servers initiated at version 5.5 or above are automatically SHA-256 ready, and any new artifact deployed into Artifactory 5.5 or above…

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How can I completely remove artifacts from Artifactory?

Joshua Han 2018-05-31 23:06Subject Use this article to learn how to completely delete artifacts from Artifactory and how Artifactory delete process works.DescriptionThis article will be useful if youare wondering why the delete operation does not free…

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How can I replace the license key on my Artifactory instance?

Yonatan Brand 2019-01-24 09:03Replacing the license key on your Artifactory instance can be done by one of the following:Go to the Admin --> Configuration -->  Artifactory Licenses --> Replace the license key. This method does not…

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How do I tune Artifactory for heavy loads?

JFrog Support 2017-07-07 17:58To tune Artifactory for heavy loads, please see our suggestions below: Tune MySQL for Artifactory: Our documentation includes suggestions for your my.cnf file, so that you can tune MySQL for best performance. Increase JVM Memory…

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How do I use JMX Remote Monitoring?

JFrog Support 2019-03-05 00:25The instructions below will enable you to monitor your Artifactory server from a remote machine:1. Modify the $ARTIFACTORY_HOME/bin/artifactory.default (or $ARTIFACTORY_HOME/etc/default for service installations) file to include the following Java arguments:export JAVA_OPTS="$JAVA_OPTIONS -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.port=9010 -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.authenticate=true -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.ssl=true…

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How to upload a Support Bundle via the UI?

Ohad Levy 2019-01-29 15:39SubjectThe following instructions will guide you on how to upload a Support Bundle or any ticket relevant files to JFrog Support Logs Artifactory instance via the UI.When cURL is not an option,…

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What are the  ‘_pre’, ‘artifactory-uploads’ and ‘work’ folders used for?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2019-01-31 09:22Subject What are the  ‘_pre’, ‘artifactory-uploads’ and ‘work’ folders used for?DescriptionThe _pre folder is used as a temporary storage location for files whose checksum has yet to be calculated.Before moving them to…

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What is a software repository?

Ariel Kabov 2018-12-13 13:08SubjectWhat is a software repository?  DetailsSoftware Repository, also known as a binary repository, is a storage location from which software packages may be stored, retrieved, and shared across teams.JFrog Artifactory is a universal…

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Why am I getting handshake_failure when I clicking on repository test connection?

Batel Tova 2018-06-11 09:23Some JDK versions and distributions exclude the permissions to use some cryptographic algorithms or SSL extensions, which could be required for a successful SSL handshake between a client and a server.We noticed…

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Why are we are getting the following error when trying to login to the Artifactory: ‘HTTP Status 500 – Bad credentials’

JFrog Support 2016-11-02 10:15When you see the following error when attempting to log in: HTTP Status 500 - Bad credentials type Exception reportmessage Bad credentialsdescription The server encountered an internal error that prevented it from fulfilling this request.exceptionorg.springframework.security.authentication.BadCredentialsException: Bad credentials        org.springframework.security.authentication.dao.DaoAuthenticationProvider.additionalAuthenticationChecks(DaoAuthenticationProvider.java:87)        org.springframework.security.authentication.dao.AbstractUserDetailsAuthenticationProvider.authenticate(AbstractUserDetailsAuthenticationProvider.java:149)       …

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Why is Decrypt/Encrypt API failing and/or security screen is blank

David Xu 2019-01-21 23:35Subject Decrypt/Encrypt API failing and/or security screen is blankDescriptionThis issue can be caused by a user attribute (password, property, etc) that starts with ‘AM6J’ or contains spaces.  This will interfere with artifactory’s encryption…

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GitLFS

Git LFS push not working when using SSH authentication?

JFrog Support 2017-05-28 10:31Following is the link to setup SSH configuration for working with Git lfs repositories in Artifactory. Please note that "passphrase" is not to be provided when you are creating SSH keys for server authentication.…

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How to make Git-LFS work and configure it with Artifactory in 5 min

JFrog Support 2017-06-06 12:25From version 3.9, Artifactory supports Git Large File Storage (LFS) repositories on top of Artifactory's existing support for advanced artifact management.Artifactory support for Git LFS provides you with a fully functional LFS server that works with…

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Go

What to do when you encounter the “Module name missing in go.mod file” error ?

Joshua Han 2018-11-13 23:37SummaryWhat to do when you encounter the “Module name missing in go.mod file” error ?SolutionThis error can occur due to the use of an old version of vgo client that created a…

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Why does Go returns a 404 response for some builds when using Remote Repository?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2018-07-24 09:27Subject When using GO with Remote Repository in Artifactory, Artifactory returns a 404 error on certain packages although they exists on the sources.DescriptionSince VGO client is quite new, it's expecting a go.mod file in a Go project…

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Gradle

Custom layout based resolution with the Gradle Artifactory Plugin

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35The Ivy{} block can be used to enforce resolution from Artifactory based on a custom layout with the Gradle Artifactory Plugin. The layout can be constructed from more than just the predefined…

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How to deploy/resolve different artifact types through a Gradle job?

Guy Cohen 2018-11-01 12:29Subject How to deploy/resolve different artifact types through a Gradle job?DescriptionThe Gradle plugin allow you to upload any file to any repo type according to your requirementsResolutionYou can use your Gradle job to…

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HA

Difference in performance optimization between HA and Standalone

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35No significant performance optimization were introduced in High Availability.The performance improvement comes in form of horizontal scaling.On a standalone version, when there is a huge load on the system, the performance will…

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HA Node not starting due to “Hazelcast CANNOT start on this node”

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 If you try to start an HA instance and receive:"Hazelcast CANNOT start on this node. No matching network interface found" It might mean that there is either a misconfiguration of the ha-node.properties…

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How to disable Hazelcast for write-lock and session-sharing in Artifactory 5

JFrog Support 2018-07-07 01:03SubjectIn order to increase stability of write-locking method between nodes of your Artifactory Enterprise cluster, we recommend disabling Hazelcast. In addition, you may also disable hazelcast for UI session sharing between nodes.Affected…

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How to resolve failing propagation events

JFrog Support 2018-05-26 00:33SubjectIn many cases, there are situations where propagation failure from one node to other member nodes would be caused by a invalid access admin token.Affected VersionsArtifactory HA versions 3.1 and aboveDetailsAn example use case…

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How to set Sticky Session (Site affinity) for Artifactory on AWS ELB

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38You may use Duration-Based Session Stickiness and just use ELB's cookie for sticky session. The session will expire according to "Expiration Period" set in the AWS or after browsing session is over if "Expiration…

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How to sync permissions between HA nodes and Cluster home?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Working in an HA setup, requires the sync of users in order to allow correct write and read permissions between nodes. A common scenario is when you have different users for a filestore,…

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What are the tasks effected when there is a failure of the primary node?

JFrog Support 2017-12-19 18:54Below are the list of tasks that will be impacted in the case the  primary node of an Artifactory high availability cluster will be on 'offline' state: Garbage collectionBackups ImportsArchive indexing (responsible for opening…

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What is the last heartbeat?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38The last Heartbeat is the last time that the node reported that it is up and running. Every 5 minutes, each node of the cluster signals that it is up and running…

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Why do I get “Failed to reload configuration: unstable environment: Found one or more servers with different version Config Reload denied.” Error?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38ISSUE: An Artifactory configuration change (e.g. create new repository) fails with following error.  [ERROR] (o.a.c.CentralConfigServiceImpl:308) - Failed to reload configuration: unstable environment: Found one or more servers with different version Config Reload denied.java.lang.RuntimeException: unstable…

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Why does a server appear offline in HA server table UI?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38This issue can be due to a time difference between the two HA servers. Syncing the hours between the servers will resolve this issue.

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Why does HA propagation fails with error “Failed propagating event propagateTask”?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Artifactory HA may fail to replicate among HA nodes when the context.url in $ARTIFACTORY_HOME/etc/ha-node.properties ends with a ‘/’ (see our documentation for more details). As a result, you may see an error similar to…

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Why the membership port in the HA configuration is set to 0?

Batel Tova 2018-11-01 18:04From Artifactory version 6.2.0 Artifactory enhances an internal locking mechanism for Artifactory HA setups to provide more stability.Prior to this version, Artifactory HA used the third-party Hazelcast library for distributed locking during…

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Chef and Puppet

How do I configure Artifactory with Chef repositories?

Yonatan Brand 2018-07-06 14:09Prequisites:1. Install Chef Development Kit (ChefDK)2. It is important to know that Knife command line tool does not support basic authentication and only supports authentication with RSA keys. In case your Artifactory…

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CI Servers

How do I configure Gradle jobs with FreeStyle Jenkins Jobs?

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 05:36 To configure Gradle jobs in Jenkins Freestyle job, check the “Gradle-Artifactory Integration” checkbox in order for the Jenkins Artifactory Plugin to generate the required fields of Artifactory Gradle integration to your gradle.build…

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How to integrate Artifactory with TFS (Team Foundation Server)?

JFrog Support 2017-10-10 16:19In order to install the JFrog extension (build plugin) on TFS 2015: First download and install JFrog Artifactory integration.You can download it by searching it from the “Browse for Extensions” button, search and…

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Why can I see the file list, but I cannot download a file via an Artifactory remote repository?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38If you can see the file list, but you cannot download a file via an Artifactory remote repository, the source of the problem might be with a proxy that Artifactory is going…

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Why is the build number in maven-metadata.xml not incrementing correctly when publishing to Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:37Issue: Build number is not incrementing, or the maven-metadata.xml is wrong and pointing to a .jar file that does not exist. Cause: From the build log, you may see that some of the files…

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CRAN/R

How to proxy a CRAN repo with Artifactory?

Kfir Avraham 2018-08-29 12:04Please note: From Artifactory version 6.1 CRAN repository is officially supported in Artifactory. For more information, please refer to the following wiki page about CRAN repositories.In case Artifactory version is below 6.1, you may follow…

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Database

Authenticate against your MSSQL endpoint using Kerberos with the JDBC driver

JFrog Support 2018-06-11 09:33You can set up the MSSQL JDBC driver to authenticate against your MSSQL database using Kerberos authentication. On a Windows machine, it might be as simple as placing the sqljdbc_auth.dll in your…

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Does Artifactory support Amazon Aurora Database?

Nihal Reddy Chinna Choudhary 2018-12-09 12:29SummaryCan we use Amazon Aurora Database for Artifactory?ResolutionAlthough Amazon Aurora is MySQL compatible and Artifactory supports MySQL database, this has not been fully tested to work with Artifactory. For this…

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How do I change Derby database path?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35By default, Artifactory puts the Derby DB under $ARTIFACTORY_HOME/data folder. If you want to put that folder on a network location you can simply create a symlink to the entire data folder (with the…

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How do I estimate database size when the binaries are stored in a filesystem and the metadata in a database?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35To estimate your database size, you may use 100:1 ratio as an initial baseline for filesystem to database(DB) storage estimation (e.g. In 100GB of storage, you may use 1GB for database, which…

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How do I handle SQL permission errors?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35When facing the following exception: 'Caused by: org.apache.derby.iapi.error.StandardException: An SQL data change is not permitted for a read-only connection, user or database.' This error can be related to permissions on the bundled…

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How do I identify the Artifactory DB schema tables size in MySQL?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35If you want to identify the Artifactory DB schema tables size in MySQL, you can query the schema tables as in the following examples: For a specific table (e.g. binaries) you can…

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How do I query the DB for the repository size?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35You can get the size of each node in Artifactory from the 'nodes' table of the Artifactory schema. The size value of each node is available in the 'bin_length' column. By summarizing…

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How do I switch from MySQL to PostgreSQL?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35Please note, if you are running Artifactory with a FullDB storage type which stores the metadata and binaries as BLOBs in the database, then please use the following steps to migrate your…

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How to configure a Dockerized PostgresSQL Database for usage with Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:24After installing PostgresSQL Database on your OS, you will have to follow these steps to create a privileged Artifactory user and a Database in the PostgresSQL instance: 1. Login into Postgres using the…

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I am having a problem with case-insensative artifact paths

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38This can happen if the MySQL database you created is case-insensitive, which MySQL is by default. You can find out if your database is set incorrectly withthe following command: SELECT @@character_set_database, @@collation_database; Here is…

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What is the ‘indexed_archives_entries’ table and how do I clean it?

JFrog Support 2016-11-16 09:32The "indexed_archives_entries" table represents an index of files that are contained within archive files to allow their content to be searchable through "Archive Search" (formerly the "Class Search"). When a new archive…

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What Oracle database privileges are needed for secure environments?

JFrog Support 2018-05-02 20:25SubjectOracle privileges needed for Artifactory on secure environmentsDescriptionFurther refined permissions for Secure customers (FinTech, PubSec, etc)ResolutionArtifactory needs the following privileges to function with Oracle database:create user artifactory identified by artifactory;  grant connect…

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What permissions are required when setting up an Oracle Database for Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2017-10-10 16:17When you are setting up a new Oracle database for Artifactory to use, Artifactory requires RESOURCE, CONNECT, CREATE SEQUENCE and ALTER privileges.Here is an example of how we create it it on our…

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When should I use Derby vs an external database, and can I store my binaries in the database?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38We have a lot of our customers working with Derby DB in production.   Up to a certain size (~500k of artifacts in our tests with Artifactory 3.x and Derby DB), Derby…

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Why does it take a long time for Artifactory to boot up after upgrade?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38You should only see the slow boot-up the first time after upgrading your Artifactory, as the database makes synchronizations with new Artifactory components.  If you are seeing the slow bootup everytime, we…

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Why is there a discrepancy in size between my databases?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:28A discrepancy in database size can occur when one or both databases contain gaps where data no longer exists. This can occur when files get deleted and the database does not get…

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Application Servers

How can I find incoming and outgoing HTTP traffic from Artifactory?

Daniel Augustine 2018-08-09 07:10Subject If you are facing issues in which you need to identify incoming/outgoing HTTP traffic, this article will help guide you.DescriptionHow can I find the incoming and outgoing HTTP traffic from Artifactory? In…

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How can I log custom request headers using the Tomcat Access Log Valve?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:21Tomcat supports the creation of custom access log formats out-of-the-box. For example, one may need to log the value of a custom HTTP header. Here is how this can be achieved in…

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How do I resolve Artifactory startup failures on WebLogic?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 Artifactory may fail to start on newer versions of WebLogic (version 12.1.2 and above) due to conflicts (See http://www.jfrog.com/confluence/display/RTF/Deploying+on+Servlet+Containers > "Running Artifactory on Weblogic" > Conflicts) In some installations of Weblogic, you may need to…

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How do I setup Artifactory to run as the “ROOT” application in Tomcat?

Ariel Kabov 2019-02-27 10:13 SubjectHow to configure Artifactory to run as 'ROOT' application in Tomcat Please note that each of the methods has to be done while Artifactory is not running.PrerequisitesStarting Artifactory 5.9, in case of an…

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How to configure a log rotation for the Tomcat’s catalina.out log file

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 10:11As catalina.out is Tomcat's log, Artifactory doesn't have any control over its rotation.However, on a Linux OS you can do the following: Create a configuration file in the following path: /etc/logrotate.d/ . For…

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Tomcat takes forever to start, what can I do?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 12:07Normally, when the only application that is running in it is Artifactory, Tomcat will start within 10-40 seconds. If your Tomcat takes longer to start, it may be due to the random number generator that…

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What is the new 8040 Port?

JFrog Support 2018-06-11 09:27Previously to Artifactory version 5.7, Artifactory and Access used to communicate and authenticate under the same connector, port 8081. This means that both Artifactory and Access shared the same thread pool. In some…

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AQL

AQL Query to get all images in local docker repository

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 05:38 How to get the list of all the images which are stored on my local docker repository in Artifactory.This can be done by using AQL with a property criteria (See here about…

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How do I use Artifactory Query Language to sort on properties?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35Sorting on properties is not implemented in Artifactory Query Language (AQL) at this time. However, you can run a query that finds artifacts based on specific properties and displays only the desired property in the…

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How to get build information for non admin user by AQL query?

JFrog Support 2018-05-10 15:04As documented in our Wiki page, users without admin privileges can only use item as the primary domain of the query.  Non admin user can use items query to get the build…

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What is the best way to search for artifacts?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Assuming that you are working with Artifactory 3.5 and above, the best and most flexible way for you to search for artifacts would be to use AQL via our REST API.   Using cURL, you…

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Artifactory CLI

How to use UNC path with the JFrog CLI?

JFrog Support 2018-07-22 13:32SubjectUNC path with the JFrog CLIDetailsCurrently, the JFrog CLI does not officially support UNC path. Resolution/WorkaroundAs a workaround on Linux based OS systems, we can use the Unix symbolic links.On Windows based OS…

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Why should I use the Artifactory CLI over curl?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Here are some of the advantages: 1. Simpler to use. 2. Automatically performs checksum deploy and checksum resolve. 3. Automatically adds the checksum headers to the deployed artifacts. 4. Can save your…

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Artifactory Online (SaaS)

Deprecation of artifactoryonline.com domain

JFrog Support 2017-03-27 14:12By June 30, 2017, JFrog Artifactory SaaS will use a new domain: jfrog.io, and the artifactoryonline.com domain will be deprecated. To continue accessing your server, you need to  update the URL accordingly.…

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How do I see my Artifactory Online disk usage, transfer usage and transfer rate?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35The storage usage of Artifactory Online can be found by logging in as an administrator, and navigating to Artifactory Online ? Admin tab ? Advanced ? Storage Summary To view your transfer usage, payment…

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How to access the Management dashboard for Artifactory SaaS / Online?

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 05:43Artifactory SaaS Dashboard: Your Artifactory Dashboard will be available at the following URL: http://www.jfrog.com/account-management This is the place to manage account information such as statistics and billing details for your Artifactory Online account.Current dashboard AOL…

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How to access your Artifactory SaaS / Online instance and reset the password?

JFrog Support 2018-10-01 15:48Your Artifactory SaaS instance is available at: https://{server-name}.jfrog.io or https://{server-name}.artifactoryonline.com. The latter is planned to become deprecated in the future. By default, the 'admin' user is created with the same email address as your administrative account is…

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How to migrate my repositories from my on-prem Artifactory to my Artifactory SaaS?

JFrog Support 2018-03-26 07:53There are several ways that you may choose from in order to migrate and upload your existing content to your Artifactory SaaS server: 1. If you are already using an on-prem version of…

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How to restrict an IP address between Artifactory SaaS and other servers?

JFrog Support 2019-01-21 11:02You may use methods below to restrict access between Artifactory SaaS and other servers.  Whitelist DNS CNAME of Artifactory SaaS instance (youraccount.jfrog.io) (there is no static IP given to Amazon ELB, which is doing…

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My CA certificate is about to expire on my Artifactory Cloud Server. What should I do?

Guy Cohen 2018-09-06 13:03SubjectMy CA certificate is about to expire on my Artifactory Cloud Server. What should I do?Instructions:If your SSL certificate is about to expire, please contact JFrog Support immediately.You may open a support ticket…

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Repository “/repo” is not available/disabled

JFrog Support 2019-01-22 15:21The /repo repository is a preconfigured virtual repository that aggregates all of your repositories. We strongly discourage using this repository and from Artifactory version 3.5.3 the /repo repository is disabled by default.…

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Why can I not see some of the options in Artifactory Online?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38The most common reason that some options in Artifactory Online would not be visible, is that you are logged in as the “Dashboard Admin” user. This type of user is created in an…

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Authentication

How do I configure Artifactory SAM SSO with PingFederate?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 In order to integrate your PingFederate (IDP) with Artifactory (SP) using SAML SSO, please perform the following steps: Log into PingFederate UI. Under “SP Connections” click on “Create New”. In the…

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How do I configure Artifactory SAML SSO with ADFS?

JFrog Support 2017-07-23 14:06Please use our Wiki - SAML SSO Integration to configure your Artifactory to use ADFS Single-sign-on(SSO).. In addition, you may refer to the Sample Walk-Through that we created to configure ADFS 3.0…

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How do I configure Artifactory SAML SSO with Okta?

JFrog Support 2018-09-09 06:57In Okta: Log in as a user with an administrator privilege to Okta Click on Add Application → Create New App → SAML 2.0 Fill in App name: <desired_app_name>, click Next. In…

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How do I configure Artifactory SAML SSO with OneLogin?

JFrog Support 2017-08-28 16:30This document describes how to configure your Artifactory SAML integration with OneLogin1. In OneLOgin, click on 'APPS' => Find Applications => Artifactory 2. Fill in the details:Domain : Artifactory's root address (e.g. https://joshua.io/artifactory)Parameters: Email =>…

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How does LDAP/AD group sync/mapping work?

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 05:42OverviewHere are the steps and explanation (via links) on how a LDAP (or Active Directory) user gets mapped to a Artifactory LDAP group.Setup LDAP filter (or Active Directory)Setup and Import LDAP GroupsCreate permission rules…

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How to change the default password for ‘access-admin’ user?

Andrei Komarov 2019-03-13 14:51What is Access?JFrog Access is the service that manages all aspects of authentication and authorization for all JFrog services under the hood. It stores all Users, Groups, Permissions and Access Tokens generated…

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How to configure JFrog CLI to work with SSH authentication?

Kfir Avraham 2018-07-06 14:11In order to configure the CLI client and Artifactory to work with SSH Authentication please perform the following steps: Upload the private and public keys to Artifactory - in Artifactory UI navigate…

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How To Configure LDAP with TLS in Aritfactory

Mari Yamaguchi 2018-06-29 21:06Subject To configure LDAP with TLS we recommend using LDAPS (Secure LDAP). Resolution 1. Configure LDAP authenticationTo begin LDAP authentication setup please navigate to the Artifactory UI --> Admin --> Security --> LDAP --> New Further…

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How to disable ‘Temporary Login Suspension’?

JFrog Support 2018-06-11 09:34Temporary login suspension means that when a login attempt fails due to incorrect authentication credentials being used, Artifactory will temporarily suspend that user's account for a brief period of time during which…

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How to fix “400 Error: invalid_request Invalid parameter value for redirect_uri: Missing scheme: /api/oauth2/loginResponse”?

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 05:59Issue: Oauth  login fails with an error as below: Error: invalid_requestInvalid parameter value for redirect_uri: Missing scheme: /api/oauth2/loginResponse Reason: The redirect_uri is not containing the full URL because "Custom URL Base" is not filled up…

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How to fix erroneous behavior with Crowd authentication (in Artifactory log, it shows, ‘Logging out crowd user without a valid token’)

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 06:11With Artifactory Crowd integration, you may see that you can login to Artifactory using Crowd credentials, but fails to access Artifactory pages correctly.   In the artifactory.log, you will see an error: "[INFO ] (o.a.a.s.CrowdHttpAuthenticator:199)…

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How to map a HTTP SSO user to a LDAP group?

JFrog Support 2017-07-14 21:35You may map LDAP groups with SSO users through the use of Artifactory User Plugins. The full process for working with this plugin is as follows:<Setup LDAP & LDAP Group>Setup and enable…

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How to map a SAML SSO user to a LDAP group?

JFrog Support 2018-07-24 18:40You may map LDAP groups with SSO users through the use of Artifactory User Plugins. The full process for working with this plugin is as follows: <Setup LDAP & LDAP Group>Setup and enable…

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HTTP SSO with Apache and Kerberos

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 14:05The process of setting up HTTP SSO with Kerberos can be broken down to the below steps:1.Generating a ‘keytab’ file for the Apache Host using the ktpass.exe tool. The ktpass command should…

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What are the LDAP timeout settings for authentication in Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2018-05-18 18:03There are 2 properties that you can configure in order to change the timeout of LDAP authentication requests in Artifactory. These properties are added to the $ARTIFACTORY_HOME/etc/artifactory.system.properties file: Please note that the value…

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When do the groups associated with an LDAP user get updated in Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2017-10-26 05:19LDAP user authentication requests using Encrypted password or plain text password will update the LDAP group association changes from the LDAP server. LDAP user authentication requests using API key will not update…

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Why do I get a “401 Unauthorized” response from my Artifactory online server?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38There are 3 main reasons that you would receive a "401 Unauthorized" response when interacting with Artifactory Online: 1. If the username or password is incorrect. 2. If the password encryption policy…

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Why does authentication to Artifactory via LDAP times out (e.g. after 10 seconds)?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Artifactory uses a 10 second connection timeout to the LDAP server by default. 10 seconds for timeout is sufficient in most cases, and we would strongly suggest to see why the timeout…

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Azure Integration

How do I configure Artifactory SAML SSO with Azure AD?

JFrog Support 2018-06-28 11:23<Step 1: Configure SAML SSO on Azure Active Directory Premium> 1. Go to portal.azure.com 2. New => Create a resource => Identity => Azure Active Directory   3. A new window will open (Add directory). Fill…

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How to configure SSL on Artifactory Virtual Machine on Azure Marketplace

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 05:47Here are steps for configuring Artifactory Virtual Machine in Azure Marketplace. <STEP 1: Install SSL certificate on Nginx>Artifactory Virtual Machine (VM) in Azure Marketplace come preconfigured with nginx. The nginx comes pre-configured with…

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How to set Lookupcache=none on MS NFS Client

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:37According to this article (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/894071) and other resources on the web the MS NFS Client cache option should be configured in the registry. We tested it on our Azure account, and it works…

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How to upgrade Artifactory that was installed from Azure Marketplace

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:37Artifactory from Azure Marketplace is running on CentOS and preinstalled with Artifactory Pro RPM package. Thus, you may upgrade Artifactory using yum client.  Please use following steps to upgrade Artifactory to the latest…

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Backup

How can I export/import from/to a mapped/shared drive when Artifactory is running as a Windows Service

JFrog Support 2017-06-18 10:09Windows Services have no knowledge about user-specific shared network drives (mounted with a drive letter). Instead, Microsoft recommends that you use a UNC path (Universal Name Convention path) to denote the path…

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How do I export from Artifactory Online?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35Since the Export process relies on access to the file-system, this feature is not applicable in Artifactory Online. That being said, there are other options to transfer content from Artifactory Online to your…

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How do i modify the Backup location and where can it be stored?

JFrog Support 2017-08-28 17:34Your backup can be stored on a local file system or any other NFS.The backup directory can be modified via the Edit Backup dialog in the Artifactory UI (Admin -> Services ->…

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How should we backup our data when we have > 1TB of files?

JFrog Support 2017-11-04 16:18When dealing with very large repositories filestores and large databases Artifactory’s built-in backup service could take significant time to complete running backup jobs.For better control and performance, we suggest to use a…

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How to reduce time taken for daily full system backups for large Artifactory instances?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:37To reduce the amount of time taken for the daily full system backup, please follow the below instructions:  Take a system export without content- which means you will have to check the ‘exclude…

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Should I restore from my daily backup or my weekly backup?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38The first time that the daily incremental backup runs, it backs up all of the artifacts that an Artifactory instance currently has. The next time (24 hours later) that it runs, it will backup…

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What is the recommended backup strategy for larger storage requirements (10TB+)?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38Here are some points to consider: Filestore size should be able to account for future growth and for an amount of space to account for temporary work such as expanding archive deploymentsIn…

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Why does my backup retention fail to delete old backups?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 How the backup retention works: When a backup job finishes successfully, it goes over the ‘Last Modified’ date on each of the sub folders under the backup destination folder. It calculates the…

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Why is the size of my backup bigger than the size of my filestore?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 Since Artifactory uses checksum based storage, each file that exists in Artifactory is stored on the disk only once (even if the file exists in multiple locations). However, on the backup,…

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Why my backup is as the size of the artifacts and not as the actual size of binaries?

Valeriy Petrov 2019-03-13 11:32Why my backup is as the size of the artifacts and not as the actual size of binaries?Artifactory allows you to create and manage system backups. However, the backup content is stored…

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Bower

Bower integration with Artifactory – working with local and remote repositories

JFrog Support 2017-05-21 14:52 I will try to elaborate how the integration with Bower for both local and remote repositories works:When deploying to local repository that declared as Bower, Artifactory would extract from the bower.json file…

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How do I setup a bower repository that pulls from a private GitHub Enterprise repository?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 12:06To setup a bower repository to pull packages from your private GitHub Enterprise repository, you have to follow these three easy steps:1. Create and configure a remote bower repository2. Register the packages 3.…

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How register commands works with Artifactory and how to unregister a package

JFrog Support 2017-01-01 09:36 Once you register a package with Artifactory, on the remote repository there is a property that is being added: bower.pkg.{package_name}. The value of this property is actually the path to the package…

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How to add packages using yarn instead of bower?

Balaji Satish 2018-08-26 11:46SubjectThe Yarn is an alternative for Bower and NPM. This article will help us know how we can add packages using Yarn instead of Bower. DescriptionSince bower package manager is going away and the Bower themselves are…

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How to Setup Private-Bower having Source code on GitLab with Artifactory (Sample walk-through)

JFrog Support 2017-05-23 06:19Please use following steps to setup Private-Bower having Source code on GitLab with Artifactory. STEP 1 - Install Private-bower: Please refer to https://www.npmjs.com/package/private-bower to install private-bower. Run Private-bower which will look like below.Add Packages in…

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Why my Bower remote repository does not work?

JFrog Support 2017-09-26 06:02Bower have changed their Registry URL from https://bower.herokuapp.com to https://registry.bower.io.All Artifactory versions released prior to the fix are using the old registry URL by default.This causes all "bower install" commands to fail due to "404",…

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Why sometimes artifacts are resolved from GitHub instead of Artifactory and how to resolve it

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:37This issue occurs when a dependency is written in a shorthand-resolver format or you are trying to run bower install with this format: {owner}/{paclage} format. The default URL for this resolver is…

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Builds

How do I resolve build info deployment timeouts?

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:35 When the Jenkins Artifactory Plugin deploys the build-info to Artifactory, it opens a connection to Artifactory; at this time Artifactory performs some processes relevant to the deployment.  If you are experiencing deployment timeouts,…

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How to set my build’s artifacts with the build number?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 13:02First, you will need to modify the pom file a bit so that it will accept variables on the version tag.For example:<version>SNAPSHOT-1.2.${v}</version>Where 'v' is the name of the variable which should be…

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How to sign JAR file during release promotion

JFrog Support 2016-10-06 13:38 There is a way to sign specific Jar files. It will be based on the automatic jar signing feature. To do this, you should create an Artifactory Promotion User Plugin, where you can…

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Why my builds are failing with ‘peer not authenticated’ exception on JDK6 builds?

JFrog Support 2017-05-24 06:03The use case is the following:Artifactory is behind HTTPSThe CI server (Jenkins for example) is configured to run with JDK 6.From version 4.0.X Artifactory must be run with JDK8  and above. When running…

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Bintray

Entitlement

Is it possible to use a Download Key’s credential in conjunction with Maven and Maven deploy?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 10:09You may use a Download Key's credential in conjunction with Maven and Maven deploy. In order to make the Maven to automatically publish, please add the following line to your pom.xml as the…

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FAQ

Creating and Editing a Download List

JFrog Support 2017-02-19 09:12The download list is a feature of Bintray packages and versions in which the user who owns the package or version can list a few select files as a recommended list for…

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How do I change the order of the our package versions?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 10:26In order to change the order of your package versions, browse to the package in your repository, then go to Edit -> Versions List and you can drag and drop versions here…

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How to configure a custom CNAME in Bintray?

Maayan Amrani 2019-03-24 16:18SubjectIn order to configure a custom CNAME in your Bintray account, please follow the instructions belowInstructionsYou may open a support ticket on our Support Portal or send an email to support@jfrog.com (through…

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How to use Bintray download keys with YUM repos

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 10:18For basic http authentication to work, it is sometimes required to put the username/password in the URL in the format of:https://username:password@hostnameThis is always the case for YUM repositories.When using Bintray download keys, the username…

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Managing Uploaded Content

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 10:12Once your material is uploaded, there is still much to do to make sure that the right material is available to the users, and that the right material can be located and…

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Transferring my sensitive content to JFrog using Public-key encryption

JFrog Support 2018-08-30 12:50When you need to provide JFrog with sensitive data, such as SSL certificates and keys for example, you will need to sign your content with JFrog's public key. From Wikipedia:"Public-key encryption, in which…

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Using Bintray with Nexus

JFrog Support 2017-05-28 09:25It is possible to proxy JCenter as well as personal Bintray DLs.Retrieve your artifact from JCenter - you will need first to make an inclusion request for it.Once approved - you will be able…

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What are the Bintray public IP addresses?

JFrog Support 2019-02-13 09:28Bintray API servers:75.126.118.184108.168.194.9375.126.208.206Download servers: Download servers are hosted in AWS regions:eu-central-1us-west-2AWS ip ranges are documented here.Downloads can also be redirected to Akamai CDN or CloudFront Edge Servers.Locations and IP Address Ranges of CloudFront Edge…

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Getting started

How Do I Upload My Stuff to Bintray?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 10:13This is what Bintray is for! Uploading is simple but includes a few steps, each one a procedure by itself but do not worry! We will be with you every step of…

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How to Download an Artifact Using APIs

JFrog Support 2017-06-08 07:57Bintray exposes APIs with which users can automatically download package files, specified by their URLs, using different tools. These tools depend on the repository type, package type, and other criteria, and may be…

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Importing from GitHub

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 10:14Since Bintray is a social and cooperative platform, one of its features is interactivity with other platforms and management solutions, such as GitHub. Bintray is able to import information and data structures…

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What Do I Need to Know Before I Upload to Bintray?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 10:21Not a lot. In Bintray, the upload process is simple and straightforward. A few points to note, however, are as follows: Licensing: Every package uploaded to Bintray must include a reference to the license…

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Working with Docker

JFrog Support 2017-05-29 10:30Bintray can act as a fully-fledged repository for your Docker images, and works seamlessly with the Docker client. All you need to do is point your Docker client at Bintray, and you…

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Mission Control

General

How can I resolve mission control 3.0 install failures due to ElasticSearch forbidding Root user to run it?

David Xu 2018-06-16 00:10Subject How to resolve mission control 3.0 install failures due to ElasticSearch forbidding Root user to run itAffected VersionsJFrog Mission Control 3.0+DescriptionSome environments use Root user to perform installs.  ElasticSearch 6.1.1 has several…

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How can I set a log rotation rule in JFrog Mission Control?

David Shin 2018-05-30 23:35SubjectIn order to configure Mission-Control logging rotation, you will need to edit the 'logback.xml' file which is located in $MISSION_CONTROL_HOME/etc. ResolutionIn the logback.xml you will find four appenders: Console - Writes the stdout. We recommend not…

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How do I cut over to a DR or clone as an upgrade process?

JFrog Support 2018-05-28 06:49SubjectHow to redirect production traffic to a clone or DR server as an upgrade process rather than upgrading the main production instance. If you have an Enterprise license, this operation can be…

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How do I enable SSL on Mission Control?

JFrog Support 2018-07-06 14:15The following steps can be used to enable SSL on your Mission Control.Please note that the following example is refers to a JKS key-store type. Stop Mission Control Consult your Certificate Authority…

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How to fix an error on adding a valid instance of Artifactory to Mission Control

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 10:20You may see an error (see figure below) on the User Interface of Mission Control when an incorrect URL is entered for Artifactory as a Mission Control Instance.  When this error is displayed,…

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How to install a license bucket offline

Patrick Russell 2018-11-28 22:33Subject How to bypass the internet connection requirement to activate a license bucket.DescriptionAs of November 2018, a connection to “https://dl.bintray.com” is needed to activate a license bucket through JFrog Mission Control. This can…

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How to install Mission Control from a ZIP installer (sample walk-thru)

Sowjanya Kamatam 2018-11-20 19:49SummaryThis walk-thru install guide is provided as a reference for JFrog Mission Control's Linux Zip installation. For more details, please visit https://www.jfrog.com/confluence/display/MC/Installing+Mission+Control Affected Versions3.1, 3.2, 3.3 DetailsNote: The commands used below are based on…

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How to remove a broken service in Mission Control

Patrick Russell 2018-12-11 21:47Subject In Mission Control, you can usually click the "X" button to delete a service. However, if there is a problem with the downstream service (Such as a system wipe or deletion), the…

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How to reset Admin password for Mission Control RHEL?

Nimer Bsoul 2018-06-11 09:11SubjectIn order to reset the admin user in Mission-Control on RHEL installation, you may want to run directly on the mongoDB that handles the user information such as passwords.Resolution $mongo -u mission_platform…

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How to utilize Mission Control’s VCS integration with User configuration scripts?

JFrog Support 2018-09-05 09:06In this knowledge article we will demonstrate how to utilize Mission Control integration with VCS providers in order to externalise and pull Mission Control User configuration scripts.* The particular Git provider that will…

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Mission Control shows a ValidatorException when adding an Artifactory instance

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 10:26ISSUE: Mission Control shows a ValidatorException when adding an Artifactory instance.REASON:Mission Control is a regular Java App that runs on JVM. If you are attempting to add an Artifactory instance and encountering the "sun.security.validator.ValidatorException" SSL…

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Working with Configuration Scripts To Create or Update Repositories In Multiple Artifactory Instances At Once, Using Mission Control.

JFrog Support 2018-08-05 12:17The use of Configuration Scripts in Mission Control allows you to create or update repositories across multiple instances at once, with a click of a button. Configuration Scripts are not predefined in…

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UI

Why does Mission-Control UI randomly redirect to authentication provider?

Yonatan Brand 2019-01-24 09:03When trying to log in to Mission-Control, we might encounter a behaviour which can be seen as "UI jumps around" and can also been identified in the logs as:"FE-TOKEN  authentication failed: reason:…

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Xray

Indexing

Why does my Xray is not indexing my artifacts? How to troubleshoot such incident?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2018-11-15 11:52SubjectHow to analyze and understand Xray indexing process?DescriptionThis article will help you troubleshoot and understand the index process.InstructionsWe highly recommend to start this troubleshooting via Xray UI navigate to the Admin tab ⇥…

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Why Xray is not scanning my builds?

Yehuda Hadad 2018-09-06 15:36SubjectI finished to setup Xray, connected it to Artifactory and deployed new build but Xray didn't scanned it, what am I doing wrong?ResolutionBy default Xray does not scan every deployed build, in…

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Preview

What Xray databases are used for?

Shai Ben-Zvi 2018-07-24 08:57Subject Differences and purpose of Xray databases:DescriptionMongoDB - includes the following:1. Vulnerabilities - holds information about vulnerabilities and components (not artifacts - components can have several files)2. Watches - an identity that defines the scope of the…

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Troubleshooting

How to reset Xray’s admin password?

Maayan Amrani 2019-03-10 15:16SubjectHow to reset the 'admin' user in JFrog Xray? InstructionsIn order to reset the password for the admin user in Xray (when Artifactory is configured as the Authentication Provider), you need to connect…

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How to resolve the error: “Could not open websocket connection: websocket: could not find connection header with token ‘upgrade'”

JFrog Support 2018-04-15 10:29You may see following error message in xray_server.log; although it does not affect the backend:[2017/04/28 12:19:56 UTC] [EROR] (jfrog.com/xray/handlers/ws.WsHandler.ConnectWsServer:29) Could not open websocket connection: websocket: could not find connection header with token 'upgrade'As…

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What to do when i get “../setenvDefaults.sh’: No such file or directory” when reattempting to install Xray on RHEL?

Nimer Bsoul 2018-07-06 14:14Subject When reattempting to install Xray on RHEL system after a failed attempt, and you have removed Xray data folders such as "/opt/jfrog/xray" and "/var/opt/jfrog/" the installation script will not try to reattempt…

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Why my Xray upgrade to 2.x fails to backup RabbitMQ?

JFrog Support 2018-05-03 14:17When performing an upgrade of Xray from 1.x.x to 2.x.x of Xray, of Docker installation, sometimes the upgrade can fail with the following error:ERROR: Failed to backup Rabbitmq definitions during upgrade process!!!ERROR:…

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UI

Why does my login to Xray UI fail with a message “error token exchange” in the browser after entering credentials during the SSO redirect?

Nihal Reddy Chinna Choudhary 2019-01-17 22:21SummaryWhen you access the Xray URL, you are redirected to the Artifactory login page for Single Sign On (SSO). Here, after a successful login, the SSO redirect should take you…

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Components

What packages and repositories are supported in XRay for indexing?

JFrog Support 2018-04-22 12:30Currently Xray support indexing the following artifacts and packages:1. Maven / archive types  - jar,war,ear,zip,tar** Tar is supported with most common compressions.2. Debian3. RPM4. NPM5. Nuget6. Docker7. Pypi8. Gradle9. SBT10.Ivy 

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Vulnerabilities

How can I create a new issue on an artifact I have indexed from Artifactory?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 14:19Q: I know that X-Ray gathers vulnerabilities information from external sources, but one of the artifacts I have has an issue and I would like this information to exist in my company.…

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How does JFrog Xray determine the issue severity level

JFrog Support 2019-02-28 14:11SubjectHow does JFrog Xray determine the severity level of a vulnerability (as minor, major or critical).ResolutionXray uses the following criteria to classify the severity level:CVSS score 1-4, it will be marked as…

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What is an ‘Unknown’ severity in Xray?

Ariel Kabov 2018-07-19 12:01What is an 'Unknown' severity in Xray? In JFrog Xray, in some cases artifacts will be detected with vulnerabilities with an 'Unknown' severity.An 'Unknown' severity means that Xray was able to detect the artifact…

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What is JXray and how does vulnerability information gathered?

JFrog Support 2017-02-06 14:07X-Ray relies partially on JXRay - our vulnerabilities database, JXRay on its turn, collects information from international vulnerabilities databases by the use of crawlers that we develop. Once a match has been chosen…

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