Sonatype is happy to announce the availability of Nexus 1.7. We’ve cut a new release for both Nexus Open Source and Nexus Professional. This post walks through the changes introduced to Nexus Open Source.
In Nexus 1.6, we reintroduced a useful little feature that had been available in early 1.0 betas: The ability to have Nexus auto block proxies that are unreachable. What’s improved in this version is the ability to control this feature and the fact that it will auto unblock the repo once it becomes reachable again. […]
Over the weekend, the JBoss repository team put the final pieces in place to complete the switch to Nexus Pro. We’ve been working with them since early this year to perform analysis and tool support for the conversion. Their team performed very diligent testing of the entire system prior to the conversion. Kudos to Paul […]
Sonatype is happy to announce the availability of Nexus 1.6. We’ve cut a new release for both Nexus Open Source and Nexus Professional. This post walks through the changes introduced to both Nexus Open Source and Nexus Professional. Nexus Open Source now supports auto block/unblock for remote repositories which may become unavailable, and Nexus Professional adds […]
We recently started raising the minimum criteria for artifacts coming into Central: Blind rsync transfers of random repositories are no longer being added and will be phased out over time All artifacts must be properly signed with GPG signatures that are publicly verifiable sources and javadocs must be included scm urls must be included No […]
This is the first production release of m2eclipse in more than a year, and it couldn’t come any sooner. In this release, you’ll find that we’ve separated the update sites. There is now a core update site and an extras update site which contains optional components. For more details about the installation, please read the […]
When we first set out to design the external security realm (LDAP/ Crowd, etc) support in Nexus Core, we had one primary concern and that was to make it easy to integrate with systems having huge numbers of users. Nexus was designed as a tool to be used to support the largest open source communities […]
In addition to managing and maintaining the Maven Central repository, I also serve as the administrator for two very large forge repositories: repository.apache.org and nexus.codehaus.org. This post is going to dive into the details of the best practices that I’ve developed to maintain these very large instances. I will focus on the configuration of Nexus […]
In “A Tale of Two Repository Managers” John Smart compares Nexus to Artifactory, and covers some of the more well known features like Staging and Security. I wanted to emphasize a few more of the other features that are often overlooked. Most of our users download the tool, install it, and use the most straightforward […]
In parts one and two of this series, I addressed several concerns raised on the Jboss wiki. In this post, I address several more topics.