Author Archives: Juven Xu

Nexus Tips and Tricks: Backup Nexus


June 15, 2011 By
Juven Xu

Sonatype is looking through the archives and re-posting popular articles for those new to Sonatype tools. The first blog in the series is by Sonatype software developer Juven Xu, on backing up Nexus. Nexus is the industry leading repository manager that helps reduce build times and increase your control of open source artifacts by  managing […]

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What to do when Nexus returns '401'


November 24, 2010 By
Juven Xu

Sonatype helps open source projects by providing free Maven repository hosting and Maven central repository sync. There are hundreds of projects using this great service. As a result, I’ve received many questions from users, and a large amount of them is about ‘401’. It is sometimes the case that when people try to deploy artifacts […]

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How to Partition Nexus Repositories: Targets, Privileges, and Roles


February 9, 2010 By
Juven Xu

Part of my daily routine involves managing the Sonatype OSS Repository, a free, hosted Nexus Professional instance for hosting open source project repositories . There are more than 100 projects hosted on the OSS instance, and each project has at least one release repository, one snapshot repository, and one repository group.    When we started offering […]

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