Author Archives: Tim O'Brien

Securing Repository Credentials with Nexus Pro User Tokens


August 8, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

Until yesterday I had a Maven Settings file in ~/.m2/settings.xml that contained following XML: <server> <id>central</id> <username>tobrien</username> <password>ch1c@g0r00lz</password> </server> Silly, right? The only way to authenticate against Nexus was to drop my plaintext username and password in my Settings file, for anyone who gained access to my laptop to see. I’ve never been too happy […]

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Nexus 2.1 Now Available, Go Get It


August 7, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

This is a big release. We’re announcing the immediate availability of Nexus 2.1, the first minor version update since the Nexus 2.0 release earlier this year. This simultaneous release of both Nexus Open Source and Nexus Professional caps off months of effort to implement two major features in Nexus Professional: User Tokens – Developers who […]

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Nexus Pro and Nexus OSS 2.0.6 Now Available: Stability and Security Fixes


June 26, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Nexus Professional 2.0.6. This is our sixth update to Nexus 2.0 since February, and this release includes a number of important bug fixes. Nexus Professional Issue #4372 – Nexus running in ‘/’ breaks licensing redirection Nexus Professional Issue #4374 – “upload a license file” link doesn’t work in […]

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How to Publish, Consume, and Stage Artifacts to Nexus from Gradle


June 19, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

Last week when we published a Gradle-specific evaluation guide for Nexus Professional I failed to mention that Gradle also works well with Nexus OSS. Here are some simple Knowledge Base entries from our Support portal that put the details into how to publish and consume artifacts using Gradle and Nexus: How do I configure my […]

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