Author Archives: Brian Demers

Nexus Pro 1.5.0: LDAP Failover, Federation, Performance, and Admin Tools


February 1, 2010 By
Brian Demers

Last week we announced that we moved LDAP integration from Nexus Professional to Nexus Open Source in the Nexus 1.5.0 release.   While we open sourced our LDAP plugin in 1.5.0, we also released an Enterprise LDAP plugin which provides features such as configurable caching, timeouts, templates, and the ability to interact with more than […]

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Nexus 1.5.0 Highlights: Open Sourcing Nexus LDAP Integration


January 27, 2010 By
Brian Demers

With the 1.5.0 release of Nexus, Sonatype is opening up the current LDAP features in Pro, and making them a part of Nexus Open Source.  Starting with this release, Nexus Open Source users will be able to integrate with LDAP, Active Directory, and Atlassian Crowd servers (via LDAP).  Nexus is the only repository manager with […]

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Nexus Tips: Disable Redeployment in Nexus


November 2, 2009 By
Brian Demers

It’s a fundamental tenet of Maven that release artifacts never change once they are released. This is enforced in Maven by the fact that once a release artifact or POM is located in the local repository, Maven will never check for an updated artifact in a remote repository. Once an artifact is released, it is […]

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Using Staging Repositories for Deployment in Nexus


June 17, 2009 By
Brian Demers

For a number of reasons you might want to require your developers to use a staging repository.    Staged software releases in Nexus Professional are the best way to enable your development team to push a release to an artifact repository such as Nexus while providing management and quality assurance with a way to test and […]

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