Monthly Archives: March 2009

Maven 2.1.0 Released


March 22, 2009 By
John Casey

We’re pleased to announce the release of Maven 2.1.0. If you’ve been staring longingly at version 2.1.0-M1 for the last few months, but couldn’t quite get up the nerve to try a milestone release, here’s your chance! Version 2.1.0 builds on the unprecedented stability of 2.1.0-M1, fixing the one or two bugs that were found in that release and adding some exciting new features.

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Migrating from Artifactory to Nexus


March 19, 2009 By
Jason van Zyl

When we interact with customers, we frequently encounter a department that has started using Artifactory and, while they are keen on using Nexus, it’s not very easy to migrate from Artifactory and configure Nexus as a drop-in replacement. We noticed this pattern, and decided to create a Nexus Migration Plugin that will allow existing Artifactory […]

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Maven Virtual Versions: Let's Fix this Mess!


March 12, 2009 By
oleg

Maven introduced a very useful idea – “virtual” versions: SNAPSHOT, LATEST, RELEASE. While this is an interesting and powerful feature, I’ve found that people still don’t have a firm grasp of how virtual version work and of some of the problems with SNAPSHOT versions. Depending on how you use and/or understand it, this feature can […]

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Installing Nexus on a Solaris Zone


By
Brian Fox

I recently setup a Nexus Pro instance on a Solaris zone for Apache. The ASF infra team requests documentation for any production instance to assist in maintenance down the road. I captured every step of the process from setting up the users, installing Nexus, hooking it into SMF (Solaris’s inet.d replacement), to configuring mod_proxy and […]

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Repository Management with Nexus Updated for 1.3.0


March 10, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

The Nexus book has been updated for the Nexus 1.3.0 release. Of particular interest in this update: Mapping External Roles to Nexus Roles Nexus Logging Configuration Selecting Mirrors for Proxy Repositories Configuring Mirrors for Hosted Repositories Installing a Nexus Pro License …and we have a new cover. Read “Repository Management with Nexus” Online, and then […]

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New Feature in Nexus 1.3: Mirror Support


By
Brian Fox

There are many mirrors of the Central repository out there, but they are mostly under-utilized. I believe this occurs for two reasons: Users don’t know they exist – it’s not easy to find a good source for these URLs and locations. Users don’t have confidence in the mirrors – They don’t know how frequently they […]

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Nexus 1.3.0 Released


March 9, 2009 By
Brian Fox

We are pleased to announce the 1.3.0 release of both Nexus Open Source and Nexus Professional. Nexus has reached a level of maturity where we can start focusing on refining the UI experience and testing the system for edge case stability. With the Nexus 1.3 release, we continue to make subtle changes to the Plugin […]

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